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anti-extremist bill


Congress' "anti-extremist" bill targets online thoughtcrime

Warning that the Internet "aids" in promoting extremism and radicalization, the House has voted to create a commission to prepare a classified report on the topic. This may not turn out well.

By November 28, 2007


Facebook, Gmail, Skype face Russia ban under 'anti-terror' plan

The Russian parliament's latest play could see major Western technology firms banned unless they store data on Russian soil -- a move that would allow authorities to easily snoop on user data.

By April 24, 2014


Russia's Internet blacklist looms in freedom crackdown

The country's move to strengthen its "Internet blacklist" could lead to blockage of porn, drug-related, and "extremist" sites. Would it also threaten political protests?

By July 6, 2012


Wikipedia blackout in Russia to protest censorship

If proposed amendments to a Russian law get passed, a wave of censorship could ripple through the country's Web sites including a complete closure of Wikipedia.

By July 9, 2012


Episode 613: Don't believe the lies

The EFF says Comcast is lying about BitTorrent blocking, users say they're lying about digital cable, and we're just all fired up about GPS-enabled cameras.

By November 29, 2007