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Ron Wyden, the Internet’s senator

After two decades in the Senate, privacy hawk Ron Wyden is still going strong.

On Mar 24, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Anonymous vows to unleash its ‘wrath’ on U.S. lawmakers over CISA

"Our legion's wrath will fall on each senator, representative, corporation, and official who voices support for this bill."

On Jul 1, 2014 by Dell Cameron

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Netflix, Google may launch campaign to protect net neutrality

Reddit, Netflix, Google, and more are gearing up for a round against the FCC.

On May 1, 2014 by Fernando Alfonso III

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Hacktivists want to free the ‘net by building a new one

A growing number of developers are working on a decentralized network that would connect computers directly to each other instead of ISPs. 

On Aug 13, 2013 by [email protected]

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3 threats to Internet rights in 2013

The battle over Internet rights has only just begun. Here's what to look for this year. 

On Jan 4, 2013 by Kevin Collier

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What the presidential election means for Internet rights

What do we really know about where President Obama and Mitt Romney stand on Internet freedom, cybersecurity, and copyright enforcement?

On Oct 29, 2012 by Kevin Collier

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MPAA chief says SOPA and PIPA “are dead; they’re not coming back”

Chris Dodd, CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, says the controversial anti-piracy bills SOPA and PIPA are gone for good. The MPAA's next plan for fighting pirates has yet to be revealed.

On Oct 3, 2012 by Kevin Collier

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California representative proposes task force for Internet freedom

Rep. Zoe Lofgren hopes such an entity would prevent another incident like SOPA.

On Sep 26, 2012 by Kevin Collier

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Sen. Ron Wyden on the problems with the Trans-Pacific Partnership

One of the U.S. Senate's strongest advocates for Internet freedom says the TPP is his biggest concern.

On Sep 19, 2012 by Kevin Collier

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MPAA president supports GOP platform on Internet rights

The Republican party has found an unlikely ally in Chris Dodd.

On Aug 31, 2012 by Kevin Collier

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Looking back on the legacy of SOPA

Kevin Collier reflects on how the Stop Online Piracy Act ushered in a new era of digital advocacy online and around the world. 

On Aug 22, 2012 by Kevin Collier

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Leaked RIAA report: Digital piracy is only 19% of total music theft

The report, obtained by TorrentFreak, also admits that the controversial SOPA and PIPA copyright bills would have been "ineffective" in protecting the music industry.

On Jul 27, 2012 by Kevin Collier

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The Internet gets its own lobbying group

The Internet Association will lobby for the businesses of the net, but that's no promise it'll help ordinary users.

On Jul 26, 2012 by Kevin Collier

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Internet Defense League unveils cat signal

Like Batman's Bat-Signal, this light is meant to be a beacon to Internet advocates in times of crisis.

On Jul 20, 2012 by Kevin Collier

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Senator who wrote PIPA called out for Batman cameos

Holy conflict of interest, Batman! Sen. Patrick Leahy, known for his support of pro-Hollywood copyright legislation, has cameos in The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises.

On Jul 19, 2012 by Kevin Collier