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What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)?

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Australians and New Zealanders will be expected to conform our laws with US copyright laws, yet we don't get to vote in US elections. The American Revolution was fought over this very same principle!

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EU signs ACTA, global internet censorship treaty

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If that wasn't bad enough, here are two more repressive acronyms that are about to get foisted upon the Free Internet

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The Internet Spoke and, Finally, Congress Listened!

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This is great news, and it is a direct result of this week's mass protests. Together, we reminded the U.S. Congress who it works for. EFF alone helped users send more than 1,000,000 emails to Congress, and countless more came from other organizations.

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Wikipedia to go dark on 18 January

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In what it calls "an unprecedented decision" by the community, the non-profit organisation confirmed that it will blackout the English version of the Wikipedia online encyclopedia for 24 hours on Wednesday 18 January 2012 from 05:00 GMT.

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How PIPA and SOPA Violate White House Principles Supporting Free Speech and Innovation

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Even though the New York Times reported that the White House statement "all but kill[s] current versions of the legislation," the Senate is still poised to bring PIPA to the floor next week, and we can expect SOPA proponents in the House to try to revive the legislation—unless they get the message that these initiatives must stop, now.

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US Can Extradite UK Student For Copyright Infringement

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UK student to be extradited to the lawless madhouse of Soviet America for doing what is perfectly legal in Britain. How safe is anyone from the profit-crazed moguls of Hollywood?

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Spain’s Ley Sinde: New Revelations of U.S. Coercion

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US international bully-boy uses threats of trade savagery to force unconstitutional copyright legislation on reluctant Spanish internet!

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Save the internet and boycott these companies

http://endthelie.com

I encourage everyone to not only boycott these companies but flood them with letters, e-mails and phone calls telling them why exactly you are boycotting them.

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An Open Letter From Internet Engineers to the U.S. Congress

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Today, a group of 83 prominent Internet inventors and engineers sent an open letter to members of the United States Congress, stating their opposition to the SOPA and PIPA Internet blacklist bills that are under consideration in the House and Senate respectively.

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Stop the Internet Blacklist Legislation

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As drafted, the legislation would grant the government and private parties unprecedented power to interfere with the Internet's domain name system (DNS). The government would be able to force ISPs and search engines to redirect or dump users' attempts to reach certain websites' URLs.

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Spotify is Defective by Design

http://www.defectivebydesign.org

Our conclusion: Spotify is using DRM to prevent things legally permitted even by overly strict US copyright law, making Spotify defective by design.

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Not-So-Gentle Persuasion: US Bullies Spain into Website Blocking Law

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But now some of the cables provided by WikiLeaks to Spanish newspaper El Pais confirm that the US government has pushed other countries to adopt measures that go beyond US law, unleashing the fury of Spanish Internet users.

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More than 80 Groups Demand Real Net Neutrality

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More than 80 organizations and businesses are today urging Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski to enact real Net Neutrality rules, not the empty compromise the chairman has proposed.

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Join EFF in Standing up Against Internet Censorship

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We live in a society that values freedom of expression and shuns censorship. Unfortunately, those values are only as strong as the will to support them — a will that seems to be dwindling now in an alarming way.

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EFF Sues The Gov't, Demands Proof of Need For Communication Backdoors

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So the EFF made a simple request: prove it... However, the US government apparently ignored the request, leading the EFF to sue the government over its failure to respond to the request.

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