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'This Is Abominable': Trump's DHS Using Info Coaxed From 'Scared, Jailed' Children to Locate, Arrest, and Deport Families
"We witnessed unimaginable atrocities at the border this weekend—yet terrible treatment does not end when people cross the border."
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'Magna Carta for the Web': Read Tim Berners-Lee's Global Declaration for a Humane and Democratic Internet
"We've created something amazing together, but half the world is still not online, and our online rights and freedoms are at risk. The web has done so much for us, but now we need to stand up."
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'Real Teeth': Senator's Bill Would Punish CEOs With Up to 20 Years in Jail for Violating Consumer Privacy Rules
"There need to be consequences when corporations don't protect your data. My bill will put reckless CEOs in jail if they lie about protecting your personal information."
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Global Internet Freedom Plummets as Governments Use Censorship and Surveillance to Quash Dissent
New Freedom House analysis warns that the rising popularity of China's model of controlling information online threatens democracy worldwide
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LGBTQ Community and Dissidents Main Targets as Israel Exports High-Tech Spying Tools to Despots Worldwide
"It's a weapon—like selling a pistol. The thing is that in this industry people think about the technological challenges, not about the implications."
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"The lack of urgency in Congress has persisted," writes Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), "even in the wake of recent revelations that a Facebook security breach exposed 50 million users’ personal information to attackers and Google let third-party app developers access information on users who did not give them permission." Views
Facebook's and Google’s Breaches Show It’s Time for an Internet Bill of Rights
The American people can no longer wait while their data is being collected, shared and stolen on the web. The Internet can be a tool for more freedom and prosperity, but only if proper rules and guidelines exist.
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Warning of Propaganda 'Loudspeakers' in Every American's Pocket, Lawsuit Aims to Stop Trump's Unblockable Text Messages
The suit argues the presidential alert system violates "Americans' First and Fourth Amendment rights to be free from government-compelled listening."
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Visionary Report Demands 'New Social Contract' to Curb Threats Tech Giants Pose to Democracy
"The companies that control this market are among the most powerful and valuable the world has ever seen. We cannot expect them to regulate themselves."
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'Major Victory' as Top Court Says UK Snoopers Charter Violates EU Convention on Human Rights
"This sends a clear message: Similar programs, such as those conducted by the NSA, are incompatible with human rights."
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Today, we suffered a terrible, crushing blow. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Europe Just Voted to Wreck the Internet
New EU law would allow spying on everything and censoring vast swathes of our communications
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