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White House Threatens to Veto CISPA

White House Threatens to Veto CISPA | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
The White House has issued a threat to veto CISPA, largely on privacy protection grounds.
Ken Morrison's insight:

This one is not a fun share. It is a reminder that the fight for internet freedom is never really over.  We need to keep tuned in to what is happening in Washington.

You can find my past shares on this topic (SOPA filter) below.  I Simply call it all "SOPA" because each of the new names of bills are just family members of the orginal ugly bill:

http://www.scoop.it/t/new-media-technology?q=sopa

 

 

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The UN and your Business: Why ITU Dubai Loss is your Gain - Forbes

The UN and your Business: Why ITU Dubai Loss is your Gain - Forbes | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Do you want bureaucrats to be able to read every text, image, tune, text, spreadsheet, or whatever you send or receive? Do you want your business communications snooped on by unknown entities?
Ken Morrison's insight:

I am so thankful that this did not happen.  I was nervous that they would be able to slip this in while most of the world was busy with holidays, final tests, making their 4th-quarter budgets, compalining about rising energy costs, etc.  Thankfully, enough people spoke up.
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Google Oversetter

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I help my students appreciate and love Jeff Bezos.  He has a created a great life out of tough luck.  I hope that he takes ownership of this recent problem.  I am curious about what would happen if this user did not have the same social clout that she has.

 

NOTE:  I left a tag as SOPA for personal reference.  I do not feel that this is SOPA (etc.)-related

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Watch What You Retweet!

Watch What You Retweet! | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Lawyers condemn security law after activist indicted for reposting messages from North Korean government.
Ken Morrison's insight:

Watch what you retweet!  In South Korea, it can get you in serious trouble

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How the ITU could put the internet behind closed doors.

Do you trust me?  Please watch this four-minute video about the global governing body that may destroy the interet.   Share. Share. Share

 

Take action at http://www.whatistheITU.org Fight for the Future and Access collaborated on this short, informative video about a serious threat to the free a...

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Assange to UN: 'It is time for the US to cease its persecution of WikiLeaks' (VIDEO) — RT

Assange to UN: 'It is time for the US to cease its persecution of WikiLeaks' (VIDEO) — RT | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has called on the United States to move from words to actions, and put an end to its persecution of WikiLeaks, its people and its sources. He made the statement during an address to a panel of UN delegates.
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