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TechFreedom’s Latest: Dangers of SOPA, Search Bias Exaggerated, Celebrating 7 Billion, ECPA, COPPA

November 4, 2011

SOPA: Hollywood’s Latest Effort to Turn Back Time (CNET) Larry Downes has previously warned about the unintended consequences of the Senate’s Protect IP Act, noting...


Berin Szoka: “Privacy, Analytics & the First Amendment” at GSM Workshop

November 1, 2011

Nov. 11, 2011 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm Berin spoke at the MSU/Quello Center’s “ Governance of Social Media ” workshop on November 11.  His talk...


Josh Wright: “The Rise of Social Media & Its Antitrust Implications” at GSM Workshop

November 1, 2011

Nov. 11, 2011 – 10:45am to 12:30pm Josh spoke at the MSU/Quello Center’s “ Governance of Social Media ” workshop on November 11. His talk...


Szoka Statement on Rosenworcel & Pai Nominations to FCC

November 1, 2011

Yesterday, President Barack Obama announced two nominations to the Federal Communications Commission: Jessica Rosenworcel, replacing Democratic Commissioner Michael Copps, and Ajit Pai, replacing Republican Commissioner...


FCC Requires Online Public Inspection Files, But Misses Point of OpenGov: Data Accessibility

October 28, 2011

At yesterday’s FCC Open Commission Meeting , the Commission proposed to require television stations to make their “ public inspection file ” available online. But...


Larry Downes Statement on Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)

October 28, 2011

Yesterday, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Tx) introduced the Stopping Online Piracy Act (H.R. 3261), also called the Enforcing and Protecting American Rights Against Sites Intent on...