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Barlow’s Legacy: A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace

(Dash Force News) “Governments of the Industrial World, you weary giants of flesh and steel, I come from Cyberspace, the new home of Mind. On...

BROZE: Privacy Advocates Prepare For Battle Over Cybersecurity Bill

The returning Congress is expected to debate the controversial Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act.

U.S. Senate Wants to Censor “Terrorist Activity” on Social Media Sites

The Senate Intelligence Committee has approved a new measure which would force social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to report content...

FCC reclassifies the internet, approves net neutrality rules

The Federal Communications Commission has just approved their plan for net neutrality, which also reclassifies broadband Internet as a public utility. Under Title II of...

President Obama signs cyber-security executive order

While visiting Stanford University on Friday, President Obama announced he was signing an executive order meant to encourage the sharing of information, regarding cyberthreats,...

South Korea to teach anti-ISIS classes in schools

The government of South Korea is in the works to present a curriculum to elementary, middle, and high school students which is meant to...

Lawmaker Proposes Bill to Protect Journalists’ Electronic Information

A bill introduced in Montana's House Judiciary Committee on Thursday would prevent state government agencies from using companies such as Google and Yahoo to...

Journalist Barrett Brown Sentenced to 63 Months in Federal Prison

After more than two years behind bars, journalist Barrett Brown was given a sentence of 63 months in federal prison. Brown was also ordered to...

President Obama wants more competition amongst broadband providers

Many people, when in the market for broadband subscriptions, can only pick from telephone or cable providers, but President Obama wants local governments to...

New sanctions to be placed on North Korean organizations

While the origins of the Sony hack is still a point of contention, with some people claiming it was a company insider named Linda...

Obama says Sony made a ‘mistake’ after canceling film release

President Obama, in his final press release for 2014, has said the cancellation of the film "The Interview" by Sony Pictures was a "mistake,"...

Is the internet protected by the First Amendment? The Supreme Court...

The Supreme Court is set to hear a case which could settle if the First Amendment guarantee of freedom of speech extends to the...

New NSA reform bill fails in the Senate

The USA Freedom Act, a bill which calls for the NSA to halt all collection of phone data from millions of Americans who are...

President Obama wants internet to be considered a utility

After months of plans to create "high-speed" and "slow-speed" broadband connections at different costs, President Obama has come forward urging the FCC to reclassify...

FBI cut off internet and posed as repairmen to gain entry...

A case in Las Vegas is being undermined by claims that FBI agents intentionally cut off internet service to three luxury suites at Caesar's...

The New CISPA: Cybersecurity bill passes through Senate Committee

The Cyber Information Security Act (CISA) has passed through the Senate Select Committee on Tuesday by a vote of 12-3, pushing the bill one...

Startup Could Stop Feds from Controlling the Web

With the use of mesh networks, Internet users could create their own networks, bypassing government-controlled or government-spied on ones. A startup called Open Garden is...

Atty. Gen. Holder Announces “Homegrown” Terrorist Task Force

Washington, D.C.-- On Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced the formation of a Department of Justice task force to combat “escalating danger” from “homegrown”...

‘Reset the Net’ day of action Thursday

The campaign to combat spying programs like those used by the NSA, Reset the Net is calling for a day of action this Thursday,...

The Future of Internet Alternatives

This article was submitted by guest contributor Derrick Broze. In the wake of leaked documents detailing extensive, indiscriminate monitoring of the internet a number of...

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