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Laments over the downfall of culture not all they're cracked up to be | Jan 23 2015 | Rick Salutin | The time is always ripe for a dirge led by the literati over the dire downfall of culture wrought by the Internet. The latest is in the New York Times Book Review by Leon Wieseltier.
Liberals, you can do better | Jan 22 2015 | Eva Prkachin | The Liberals disappointed millions of Canadians when they voted for Online Spying Bill C-13, after speaking out against it.
Watch: Edward Snowden on cyber attacks | Jan 20 2015 | rabble staff | What's the problem with the U.S. prioritizing 'offense' over 'defense'? Edward Snowden explains.
Top 6 ways we came together to save the Internet in 2014 | Jan 16 2015 | Eva Prkachin | The Internet faced a cavalcade of threats in 2014 -- here’s how we fought back and won together.
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Our digital Polar Bear Swim for the open Internet | Jan 12 2015 | Eva Prkachin | If the first two weeks of January are any indication, it’s going to be a busy year for the open Internet.
In 2015, the stakes could not be higher for Internet freedom | Jan 5 2015 | David Christopher, Digital Freedom Update | When it comes to 2015, there's a lot in store -- it's shaping up to be a pivotal year for digital rights and Internet freedom. Let's look at just some of the key challenges we face.
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Sony should go back to making transistor radios | Dec 21 2014 | Bob Chandler | Sony has a long history of sloppy Internet security and of abusing customers. Sony hopes we've all forgotten this.
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Forget what you've heard: Here's why Danielle Smith will soon get her cabinet post | Dec 19 2014 | David J. Climenhaga | The closed-door deal has to include cabinet posts for key Wildrosers or, to be blunt about it, they simply wouldn't have come across.
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Playing Secret Santa this year? Why not try Crypto Santa? | Dec 18 2014 | Bob Chandler | Here's a fun way to learn about how Internet anonymity tools like the Tor Project work!
Goliath vs. Goliath | Dec 17 2014 | Eva Prkachin | Leaked emails reveal that Sony, the MPAA, and other large studios are concocting a plan to censor the Internet.
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Why does Anonymous need to be anonymous? | Dec 16 2014 | Stephen Kimber | Late last week, Anonymous Maritimes, an apparent branch plant of the leader-less worldwide network of Internet "hacktivists" issued its latest YouTube manifesto.
Heading to D.C. to show decision-makers that Internet users gon' run this town. | Dec 11 2014 | Meghan Sali | Our own Meghan Sali is headed to Washington, D.C. to tell Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiators what Internet users think about rules for sharing and collaborating online.

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Supreme Court defends Internet privacy, forcing government to rethink Bills
In a unanimous decision the court has given a strong endorsement of Internet privacy, underscoring the importance of privacy for subscriber information, the right to anonymity and more.

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