Open Internet

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The National Security Agency has for years been giving hundreds of billions of telecommunications records about foreigners and U.S. citizens to dozens of government bureaus, the Intercept reported on Monday. Documents linked to Edward Snowden's leak last year, obtained by the Intercept , show the NSA shared and continues to share more than 850...
Lance Tapley
Like many other news websites, Common Dreams has been plagued by inflammatory...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Missouri voters in August will decide whether to add an electronic privacy...

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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.

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