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Ten Years After Lieberman’s “Internet Kill Switch,” the War on Freedom Rages On

Ten Years After Lieberman’s “Internet Kill Switch,” the War on Freedom Rages On

    By Thomas L. Knapp In 2010, US Senators Joe Lieberman (D-CT), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Thomas Carper (D-DE) introduced their Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act. Better known as the “Internet Kill Switch” proposal for the emergency powers it would have conferred on the president, the bill died without receiving a vote […]

‘Online and vulnerable’: Experts find nearly three dozen U.S. voting systems connected to internet

‘Online and vulnerable’: Experts find nearly three dozen U.S. voting systems connected to internet

A team of election security experts used a “Google for servers” to challenge claims that voting machines do not connect to the internet and found some did. By Kevin Monahan, Cynthia McFadden and Didi Martinez It was an assurance designed to bolster public confidence in the way America votes: Voting machines “are not connected to the […]

BUSINESS | Attorney General Barr Makes His Case For Reexamining A Critical Law Protecting Big Tech From Waves Of Lawsuits

BUSINESS | Attorney General Barr Makes His Case For Reexamining A Critical Law Protecting Big Tech From Waves Of Lawsuits

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER   Attorney General Bill Barr discussed Wednesday what he sees as problems with a law passed in the early days of the internet that protects tech companies from dealing with waves of lawsuits. There is reason to believe Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is due for changes that allow tech […]

Big Government and Big Tech Versus the Internet and Everyone

Big Government and Big Tech Versus the Internet and Everyone

  by Thomas L. Knapp Governments around the world began trying to bring the Internet under control as soon as they realized the danger to their power represented by unfettered public access to, and exchange of, information. From attempts to suppress strong encryption technology to the Communications Decency Act in the US and China’s “Great […]

Social Media Companies “Struggle” to Help Censors Keep us in the Dark

Social Media Companies “Struggle” to Help Censors Keep us in the Dark

  by Thomas L. Knapp According to CNN Business, “Facebook, YouTube and Twitter struggle to deal with New Zealand shooting video.” “Deal with” is code for “censor on demand by governments and activist organizations who oppose public access to information that hasn’t first been thoroughly vetted for conformity to their preferred narrative.” Do you really […]

Simi Valley | Area Wide Internet & TV Outage

Simi Valley | Area Wide Internet & TV Outage

The Simi Valley Police Department is notifying residents of an area wide outage of Time Warner / Spectrum services that is impacting TV and Internet services in Simi Valley and Moorpark.  This outage will reduce or delay the ability for the City of Simi Valley, the Simi Valley Police Department, and the City Of Simi […]

Where Has Freedom of Speech Gone?

Where Has Freedom of Speech Gone?

. . by Naomi Fisher Now there is another controversy raging, that of eliminating free speech in our United States. Google/UTube has decided it knows what is best for our county’s citizens by censoring and banning media outlets from anything that hints of conservatism or includes the word conservative. Yes, this does mean messages from […]

California’s Amended Net Neutrality Bill Moves to Final Assembly Floor Vote

California’s Amended Net Neutrality Bill Moves to Final Assembly Floor Vote

By Chriss Street California’s heavily amended “Net Neutrality” legislation passed out of committee this week and moved to a final floor vote as the clock ticks down on the August 31 fiscal year deadline. Sponsored by Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), the SB-822 Communications: Broadband Internet Access Service bill has sustained given major amending rounds, but now seems […]

Supreme Court Decides Wayfair Online Sales Tax Case

Supreme Court Decides Wayfair Online Sales Tax Case

  Joseph Bishop-Henchman    The U.S. Supreme Court today handed down its anticipated decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair. The case challenges South Dakota’s application of its sales tax to internet retailers who sell into South Dakota but have no property or employees in the state. At issue is the case Quill Corp. v. North Dakotafrom 1992, […]

Why and how we must fight to subdue FacebookGoogleTwitter

Why and how we must fight to subdue FacebookGoogleTwitter

By Oleg Atbashian First Published in FrontPage Mag Just last week I read a story by John Hawkins, How Conservatives Are Being Destroyed by Facebook, Twitter and Google Without Even Realizing It, where the author announced that he’d been forced to shut down his Right Wing News website and explained that in today’s social media environment, a […]

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