Stop the Secrecy

Freedom of Expression

Aaron’s Law: don’t criminalize everyday use of the Internet

Thu, 07/18/2013 - 15:41 -- Camille Crowther

It was just a few months ago that Aaron Swartz, a co-founder of Reddit and a distinguished Internet pioneer and activist, took his own life. Swartz had found himself in serious trouble under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), and was looking at a thirty-five year jail sentence, along with a $1 million fine, after engaging in civil disobedience for the open information movement.

Big Media’s push for extreme new Internet censorship rules stalls secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership talks

Thu, 07/18/2013 - 10:33 -- David Christopher

Big Media lobbyists and unelected bureaucrats are holding closed-door meetings in Malaysia this week, as they continue secret talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPP is a highly secretive and extreme trade deal being negotiated by Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Peru, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, the United States, Singapore, and Vietnam.

Only 24 hours remain!

Wed, 05/29/2013 - 10:47 -- Anonymous (not verified)

Only 24 hours remain to take advantage of our time-limited opportunity to have your contributions for our special ad campaign matched. Help us tell US Trade Rep Michael Froman to reject copyright proposals that will infringe on the open Internet and our fundamental rights!