Loss of Privacy

Keeping you informed on recent losses to privacy and civil rights worldwide.

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Several major ISPs have revealed how they intend to implement the new six strikes law that intends to curb piracy. It has some major flaws and questionable procedures that the ISPs believe will educate the casual pirate. The ISPs plan on accomplishing this in three phases.

Read the rest of my article at The Daily Censored.

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Fight for the Future and Access collaborated on this short, informative video about a serious threat to the free and open internet that could have devastating effects for human rights and free expression around the globe.

Further reading and resources.
The Sacramento Bee
CIO article
The official ITU site
Article by Adrian Kinderis who thinks the ITU should stay out of internet regulation entirely.

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Apple’s co-founder fears that freedom of information is under attack, with the internet controlled and regulated in unnecessary and harmful ways. RT talked to Steve Wozniak on a range of topics, from Wikileaks to Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom.

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Imran Khan has made it clear what he thinks of the use of drones by the United States.

Khan, who has been at the forefront of a high-profile campaign as leader of the Pakistan Movement for Justice party (PTI) to end US drone strikes in northern Pakistan, had been in Canada to give a speech and was on his way to a fundraising dinner in the US on Friday.

He claims that the drone strikes kill large numbers of innocent civilians – a claim denied by the US.
“I was taken off from plane and interrogated by US Immigration in Canada on my views on drones. My stance is known. Drone attacks must stop,” Khan tweeted yesterday after his questioning.

He added: “Missed flight and sad to miss the fundraising lunch in NY but nothing will change my stance.”

If you are unaware of his views, this short video clip of Khan at Davos will clear things up.

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