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Nebraska Mother, Daughter Face Abortion Charges After Facebook Shares Chats With Police

"Until Meta gives up surveilling private messages and begins protecting its users with end-to-end encryption, it remains complicit in the surveillance and criminalization of pregnant people," said one advocate.

Julia Conley ·


'Critical' Online Privacy Protections for Children Advance to Senate Floor Vote

"For far too long, Big Tech has been allowed to regulate itself at great expense to the health and well-being of young Americans," said the head of the advocacy group Fairplay.

Jessica Corbett ·


Schumer Pushed to Stop Defending 'Greedy Monopolies' and Hold Votes on Big Tech Bills

"Schumer is Big Tech's last line of defense against a growing majority in Congress that is fighting to loosen the industry's vise grip on our economy," said one campaigner.

Kenny Stancil ·


Sanders Shreds Big Tech's $76 Billion 'Corporate Welfare' Payday in CHIPS Act

"Bottom line: Let us rebuild the U.S. microchip industry, but let's do it in a way that benefits all of our society, not just a handful of wealthy, profitable, and powerful corporations."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Blatantly Unconstitutional' South Carolina Bill Would Criminalize Sharing Abortion Info Online

"These are going to be laws that spread like wildfire through states that have shown hostility to abortion," warned one expert.

Brett Wilkins ·


Advocates Welcome New Push for 'Incredibly Important' Net Neutrality Bill

"Congress should pass the Net Neutrality and Broadband Justice Act and confirm Gigi Sohn to the FCC without further delay," said a Free Press Action campaigner.

Jessica Corbett ·


Jan. 6 Committee Lays Bare How Trump's Tweets Fomented Deadly Insurrection

"Twitter—and other social media companies—must stop shirking responsibility, especially as the country prepares for another national election," said one digital justice campaigner.

Brett Wilkins ·


'Don't Let the Door Hit You': Elon Musk Wants Out of Twitter Deal

"It feels like the end of the movie, where the characters are bloodied and bedraggled with a Michael Bay explosion behind them," said one Twitter employee. "We could see this was coming, but in the meantime, he's fucking destroyed the company."

Brett Wilkins ·


We Don't Need Magic Technologies for Renewable Energy Transformation

Worldwide the energy that people actually use goes down by over 56 percent with an all-electric system powered by clean, renewable sources.

Mark Z. Jacobson ·


'Yeah, And?': Ocasio-Cortez Embraces GOP Freakout Over Helping Women Skirt Abortion Bans

"Republicans are mad because I am sharing this information," said Rep. Ocasio-Cortez. "Too bad!"

Julia Conley ·

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