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As Tom Wheeler prepares to leave the FCC he makes one last call to maintain net neutrality, the heart of his legacy.
The outgoing head of the Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler, used his final public speech to make a closing argument for maintaining net neutrality, the signature achievement of his...
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The term 'fake news' continues to resonate on every corner of the Internet.

But if you're still trying to wrap your head around the concept or more importantly: how we can combat this phenomenon, read ahead.
Fabricated or inaccurate news stories are not new; they are the inevitable price we pay to be able to enjoy our precious right to free expression. Education, not regulation, is the path forward.
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As we face the challenges of 2017, let’s all be inspired by these amazing examples of how you helped save the Internet last year.
As we face the challenges of 2017, let’s all be inspired by these amazing examples of how you helped save the Internet last year.
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Relaxing rules for intelligence agencies so that they can share information on innocent citizens between each other as they please, without warrants or oversight, is a grave mistake at this time.

Express your disappointment to Obama and share widely.
With mere days left before President-elect Donald Trump takes the White House, President Barack Obama’s administration just finalized rules to make it easier for the nation’s intelligence agencies to share unfiltered information about innocent people. New rules issued by the Obama administration under Executive Order 12333 will let the NSA—which collects information under that authority with little oversight, transparency, or concern for privacy—...
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Have you bothered to read your Instagram's terms of use? Probably not, but even if you have, study finds they're at postgraduate reading level!

Here's what they look like in 'plain English'.
"The situation is serious,” privacy lawyer Jenny Afia said in the report. “Young people are unwittingly giving away personal information, with no real understanding of . . . what they are going to do with it."
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Recent surveillance laws in these countries ironically legalize what scandalized Europeans after the Snowden revelations in the first place.
Germany, France and the UK are moving the EU to continuous, unaccountable, warrantless mass surveillance
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What do you think about Facebook's efforts to start cracking down fake news?
With a federal election looming in Germany, Facebook is beginning to attach warning labels to made-up stories posted by German users of the web site.
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As we face the challenges of 2017, let’s all be inspired by these amazing examples of how you helped save the Internet last year.
As we face the challenges of 2017, let’s all be inspired by these amazing examples of how you helped save the Internet last year.
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This year our mobile devices are about to acquire machine learning capabilities that will significantly transform the way in which we interact with technology.

But how? Find out:
As for TV ads? Flat is the new upTORONTO - The ways in which humans interact with technology will be significantly altered in 2017 and beyond, as mobile devices will be able to perform machine learning tasks even without connectivity.Within the next…
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Your actions to kill the Internet Tax is winning coverage in one of Canada's largest circulation newspapers!

Thank you for making it happen! Keep up the momentum at: act.openmedia.org/internettax
The issue has been in renewed focus recently, as Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly launched a public consultation last April.
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We’ve been arguing that the EU Commission’s new copyright proposal would affect news links shared on social media — and it looks like we’re right.

Your MEPs will soon have to vote on this copyright mess, so make sure to write them at: act1.openmedia.org/savethelink
We’ve been arguing that the EU Commission’s new copyright proposal would affect news links shared on social media — and it looks like we’re right.
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As you may recall, OpenMedia intervened in a landmark Internet and free expression case at the Supreme Court of Canada, Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions.

Here's a recap of the big questions being wrestled with at the trial.
As you may recall, OpenMedia intervened in a landmark Internet and free expression case at the Supreme Court of Canada, Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions. Here's a recap of the big questions being wrestled with at the trial.
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