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It’s American Censorship Day: Why Congress Wants to Blackout the Net

by Matthew L. Schafer On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on H.R. 3261, the Stop Online Piracy Act (“SOPA“).  The House Judiciary Committee hosted six witnesses, five of which testified in favor of the law, one of which … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks Ceases Publishing Operation in order to Fundraise

by Matthew L. Schafer It may not be the end of the show yet, but it is definitely an intermission.  On Monday, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange formally announced that WikiLeaks would cease publishing in order to pursue fundraising.  In a statement, WikiLeaks … Continue reading

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Google, Verizon Reportedly Agree on First Ever Pay-to-Play Deal Online

by Matthew L. Schafer On Thursday Bloomberg and The New York Times broke a much anticipated and rumored agreement between Internet service provider Verizon and the Internet’s largest search engine Google that will allow Google to pay for greater access … Continue reading

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