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In paralysis, finding freedom via brain-wave tech

ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.

By August 30, 2014

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Freedom Act passes US House, despite Silicon Valley concerns

The bill was designed to curb NSA surveillance. But many groups withdrew their support after it was "watered down."

By May 22, 2014

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See where 26 asteroids smacked Earth with A-bomb force

The B612 Foundation highlights the fact that asteroids come a-knockin' 3 to 10 times more frequently than previously thought. But don't freak out; most explode too high up to cause damage on the ground.

By April 22, 2014

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Aaron Swartz to be honored with freedom of information award

A champion of open access rights to documents on the Internet, the 26-year-old activist under prosecution committed suicide earlier this year.

By March 13, 2013

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Why Net neutrality is incompatible with 'Internet freedom'

The FCC's Net neutrality rules violate the First Amendment, argues a free-market proponent, and are thus antithetical to "Internet freedom."

By September 3, 2012

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Free Software Foundation attacks DRM in HTML video

In cooperation with the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others, the free-software organization calls on the W3C to keep DRM out of Web standards.

By April 25, 2013

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Facebook and Gates Foundation join forces to promote education

After a successful education-focused hackathon last year, the two tech giants are expanding the program with two events, female teams, and prizes for the best ed tech apps.

By April 2, 2013

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Facebook and Gates Foundation host education hackathon

Dubbed "HackEd," the two tech giants come together to rally developers to create apps that will help students get into college and stay there.

By September 27, 2012

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Look in the sky! It's a 'cat signal' for Net freedom

A group known as the Internet Defense League will launch Thursday with a cat signal shining into the night sky and onto the buildings of several major cities. The IDL's goal? Efficiently fight off future Internet censorship legislation.

By July 17, 2012

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FSF promotes freedom with a closed Web site

The Free Software Foundation has launched a campaign against Microsoft denouncing its proprietary software...with a Web site that is also largely proprietary.

By August 26, 2009