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I The Aaron Swartz Tragedy

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    IT'S B-A-A-A-CK

    CISPA 2.0. The ' We are becoming China' legislation.Tell Congress to respect our privacy rights and kill CISPA 2.0. HR 624, the "new" cyber-security legislation introduced by the House Intelligence Committee threatens the public's right to know under the Freedom of...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Feb 20, 2013

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    The Metal Web.

     Aaron Swartz had opposed JSTOR's practice of compensating publishers, rather than authors,  the  fees it charges for access to articles. Aaron was accused of systematic downloading of academic journal articles from JSTOR.   Swartz contended that JSTOR's fees limited...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Jan 18, 2013

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    BE THE FACE OF FREEDOM OR BE EVER SILENT

    ANONYMOUS > PROTEST http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hdv5xR5YqFM&feature=player_embedded http://news.yahoo.com/anonymous-hackers-plan-stop-cispa-operation-defense-phase-181019593.html OUR FREEDOM ON SPEECH IS ON THE BRINK... PROTEST DEMONSTRATIONS TO BIG INDUSTRY SUPPORTERS AT&T...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Feb 20, 2013

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    The Day We Fight Back.

    .. The NSA’s systematic mass surveillance, the attempts at controlling the internet and manipulation of information. Our Freedoms are at risk. It's time to take a stand. https://thedaywefightback.org/video/?r=dp
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Jan 17, 2014

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    Hey Man....

    Let's not let Heymann get away with professional misconduct. It's time to see all attorneys and other accountable of the witch hunt get fired from their positions. U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz is the attorney who runs the office that chose the persecute Aaron Swartz. The petition...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Feb 11, 2013

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    Again They Try...

    CISPA was eventually killed in 2012. And we killed it again earlier this year in 2013. Hundreds of thousands of you signed petitions. We forced Obama to issue TWO separate veto threats. The bill died in the Senate. Twice. And when the Snowden leaks hit, everyone, even the...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Nov 1, 2013

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    STOP THE ONLINE PIRACY ACT - SOPA.

    This legislation wasn't about 'online piracy'... it was really about the powers at be to control information people can access on the internet. Controlling information is how the propaganda machine works. This is how wars are orchestrated... Manipulating the masses to...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Jan 17, 2014

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    I Have An Agenda Alright

    http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/01/14/1178832/-Anonymous-hacks-MIT-tribute-to-Aaron-Swartz?showAll=yes Guerilla Open Access Manifesto Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for themselves. The world's entire scientific and cultural...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 3, 2013

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    Cispa Bill H.R. 3523

    H.R. 3523 (112th): Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act 112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of May 07, 2012 (Referred to Senate Committee). Status & Summary | PDF | Source: GPO HR 3523 RFS 112th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 3523 IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES May 7...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Feb 25, 2013

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