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Can Anyone Stop Facebook from Poisoning Democracy?

Written by on October 17, 2019 in Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
Can Anyone Stop Facebook from Poisoning Democracy?

While the social media giant wraps itself in the banner of free expression and political speech, it serves more as a scrim to hide its continued spread of political disinformation to tens of millions of voters in advance of the 2020 elections. #facebookpolitics

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Red Alert for Net Neutrality Hits Internet – It’s ‘Time to Melt Some Phones’ on Capitol Hill

Written by on May 10, 2018 in Activism, Conscious Living with 1 Comment
Red Alert for Net Neutrality Hits Internet – It’s ‘Time to Melt Some Phones’ on Capitol Hill

As internet freedom supporters in the Senate attempt to force a vote to reverse the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) unpopular repeal of net neutrality rules, dozens of prominent websites went on “red alert” in support of the protections on Wednesday, hoping to prompt users to flood lawmakers’ offices with phone calls, emails, and other messages pressuring them to reinstate net neutrality.

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Here Are the 50 GOP Senators Who Just Sacrificed Your #BroadbandPrivacy to Corporate Profits

Written by on March 24, 2017 in Government, Internet Control, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
Here Are the 50 GOP Senators Who Just Sacrificed Your #BroadbandPrivacy to Corporate Profits

Privacy and consumer advocates—and a seemingly endless chorus of Internet users—were expressing outrage on Thursday after the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate passed a bill that will allow powerful media corporations to collect personal data of internet users without their consent and sell that information to the “highest bidder” for profit.

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Report: Press Freedom Worldwide at a 10-Year Low

Written by on May 1, 2014 in Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Report: Press Freedom Worldwide at a 10-Year Low

A new report, ‘Freedom of the Press 2014’, says the crackdown on media freedoms around the world has been unrelenting and that global press freedom has “fallen to its lowest level in over a decade,” with major setbacks in places that had been making progress only a few years ago.

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