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The letter to Obama British MPs hope will save hacker Lauri Love from U.S. extradition

Over 50 British politicians have now signed a letter asking Obama to drop the alleged hacker's extradition request.

On Oct 20, 2016 by David Gilmour

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FBI raids dental software researcher who discovered private patient data on public server

Justin Shafer reported a flaw in a company's system. Then the FBI came knocking.

On May 27, 2016 by Dissent Doe

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‘Truth and Power’ director Brian Knappenberger talks privacy, drones, and you

Brian's upcoming episode tackles the use of law enforcement and recreational drones.

On Mar 22, 2016 by Dell Cameron

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SecureDrop, a powerful whistleblower tool, will star in new Kickstarter-funded documentary

It's one of the most powerful tools in journalism, but few people know what it is.

On Dec 7, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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‘Aaron’s Law’ is back to fix the ‘worst law in technology’

Will Congress finally update U.S. hacking law?

On Apr 22, 2015 by Kevin Collier

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A middle schooler could go to prison for a prank because cops don’t understand tech

It's time for police to end their dangerous misunderstanding of technology.

On Apr 14, 2015 by Gillian Branstetter

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How a 1986 law stops the Internet from having its own Rosa Parks

Where is the Internet's Rosa Parks?

On Feb 4, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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Obama reveals new cybersecurity plan

You can't please everybody, but is Obama trying to please anybody at all?

On Jan 14, 2015 by Kevin Collier

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‘The Internet’s Own Boy,’ ‘Virunga’ make Academy Awards short list

Two films that premiered on digital platforms might be up for Best Documentary Feature.

On Dec 3, 2014 by [email protected]

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Celebrating Aaron Swartz at the Internet Archive hackathon

They came, they hacked, they remembered their fallen friend.

On Nov 11, 2014 by Kate Conger

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Aaron Swartz Day hackathon aims to right legal wrongs

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act is still a problem.

On Nov 7, 2014 by Kate Conger

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Westboro Baptist Church plans Reddit protest over Aaron Swartz

“Reddit was co-founded by prominent member of Anonymous and cyber criminal."

On Jul 29, 2014 by Fernando Alfonso III

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Colombian student faces almost a decade in jail for sharing a research paper online

Aaron Swartz all over again?

On Jul 24, 2014 by Rob Price

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Aaron Swartz doc ‘The Internet’s Own Boy’ knocked off YouTube by bogus DMCA claim

It's a bitter irony for the late activist.

On Jul 11, 2014 by Kevin Collier

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How to watch the Aaron Swartz documentary ‘The Internet’s Own Boy’

Fans "can buy the film to own and the download will be DRM-free with a Creative Commons license.”

On Jun 24, 2014 by Audra Schroeder