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GlobalVoicesOnline: Proposed Russian anti-Internet legislation meets resistance from citizens and ISPs

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 16:02 -- Anonymous (not verified)

Disturbing news from Russia, where the lower house of parliament, the Duma, has approved a first draft of an anti-Internet bill supposedly aimed at clamping down on copyright violations. Critics are calling the bill ‘the Russian SOPA’, in comparison to the U.S. anti-Internet SOPA Act which was eventually shelved due to a massive citizen-driven backlash.

U.S. Foreign Intelligence: From Carte Blanche Surveillance to Weak [Domestic] Protections

Mon, 06/17/2013 - 12:40 -- Anonymous (not verified)

This article is part of the Spies Without Borders posts, looking into how the information disclosed in the NSA leaks affect Internet users around the world whose private information is stored in U.S. servers, or whose data travels across U.S. networks. This article has been cross-posted on the website of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

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