Tag: government

CISPA is back: worst Internet law since SOPA needs you to fight it!

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CISPA is a sweeping, privacy-annihilating Internet law that we killed last year. The Congressmen who introduced it haven’t learned their lesson and they’ve reintroduced it. The price of freedom is eternal vigilance, right? We killed CISPA once before. We will kill CISPA again. It only works if you take part. This week, CISPA was reintroduced in the House of Representatives. EFF is joining groups like ACLU and Fight for the Future in combating this legislation. Last year, tens of thousands of concerned individuals used the EFF action center to speak out against overbroad and ineffective cybersecurity proposals. Together, we substantially changed the debate around cybersecurity in the U.S., moving forward a range of privacy-protective amendments and ultimately helping to defeat the Senate bill.

Words Used At the US National Conventions

A comparison of how often speakers at the two presidential nominating conventions used different words and phrases, based on an analysis of transcripts from the Federal News Service.
Over all, the word ‘science’ was used only three times at the Republican convention, and eight times at the Democratic convention.

Shiver Me Timbers

“I’m not giving up, because this is about the truth,” said Deborah Stevens, the public voice behind the station