Open Internet

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
This week marks the eighth annual Open Access Week, which champions scholarly work being made part of the " knowledge commons " for the benefit of all. Many scholarly articles, though they may be publicly funded, remain restricted as a result of paywalls or copyright restrictions. These barriers, critics charge, thwart the advancement and sharing...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
WikiLeaks on Thursday released a second updated version of the Trans-Pacific...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Sites across the web are participating in what they've called "I nternet...

Further

Some of the world's largest websites and rights groups are planning a coordinated day of action on June 5, the first anniversary of Snowden's revelations, to oppose mass online surveillance. The Reset the Net campaign, launched by Fight for the Future, will feature a splash screen offering tips for direct action, like how to install NSA-resistant encryption tools , to ensure Internet privacy.