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The RESTRICT Act isn’t about banning TikTok—it’s designed to force a sale

The U.S. doesn't want to ban TikTok, it wants to own it.

On Mar 10, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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GOP’s new TikTok bill faces strong resistance from leading tech advocacy groups

Tech advocacy groups staunchly opposed a bill that passed out of the House Foreign Affairs Committee yesterday.

On Mar 2, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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It’s been a year since Gigi Sohn was nominated to the FCC—and internet rights groups are pissed

it's the longest a nomination has stalled.

On Oct 26, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Democrats are promising a new effort to restore net neutrality—it’s doomed to fail

For internet freedom, the road back is longer than ever.

On Jul 19, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Privacy experts call on Biden’s fully staffed FTC to swiftly move on reining in big tech

The Senate confirmed Alvaro Bedoya yesterday to the FTC.

On May 12, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Activists, tech firms join together for upcoming ‘Antitrust Day’ of action as bills loom in Congress

'A bipartisan, overwhelming majority of Americans support strengthening our antitrust laws.'

On Mar 24, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Over 130 YouTube stars take a stand against the FCC’s net neutrality repeal

The online video creators who signed the letter collectively have more than 165 million subscribers.

On Jul 6, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich

Netflix has joined a net neutrality protest

Netflix joins growing protest to save net neutrality

Several other tech giants and advocacy groups have also joined the cause.

On Jun 15, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich

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Tech giants join internet advocacy groups for day of protest to save net neutrality

Several major tech companies have signed on to participate in the 'Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality.'

On Jun 6, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich

John Oliver is rallying the internet to save Net Neutrality - again.

Thousands of net neutrality activists sign petition demanding FCC release proof of DDoS attack

Fight for the Future, an internet advocacy organization, is demanding that the FCC release evidence that a DDoS attack occurred.

On May 11, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich

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The Senate just voted to roll back your internet privacy

Republicans voted to nix rules that prevent ISPs from selling information about their customers' browsing habits.

On Mar 23, 2017 by Dell Cameron

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Privacy activists to gather at Apple stores in solidarity against FBI demands

Activists accuse FBI of exploiting San Bernardino shooting to push anti-privacy agenda.

On Feb 17, 2016 by Dell Cameron

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Chelsea Manning punished in prison for old toothpaste, Vanity Fair magazine

Manning's attorney wasn't allowed to attend the hearing.

On Aug 18, 2015 by Dell Cameron

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Privacy supergroup aims to kill 5 cybersecurity bills at once

The #CyberFail bills puts users at risk and wrecks privacy, the groups say.

On Apr 22, 2015 by Dell Cameron

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Privacy activists troll Sen. Ron Wyden with giant Grumpy Gat blimp

Ron Wyden is under pressure due to controversial trade legislation

On Mar 13, 2015 by Dell Cameron