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The Internet Doesn’t Need More Regulation, Mr. President

December 1, 2014 by

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By James Gattuso ~ Like Theodore Roosevelt, Barack Obama knows that the presidency makes an effective bully pulpit — even when you have historically low approval ratings. He showed that earlier this month when — in an unusually deep wade into the decision-making process at the supposedly independent Federal Communications Commission — the president came […]

Oh, It’s On! September 10th, 2014

September 4, 2014 by

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The Internet Slowdown starts at midnight eastern time on September 10th, and runs through midnight on September 11th. Whatever awesome stuff you’ve got planned, do it then! And remember: the goal is to drive as many emails and calls to Congress, the White House, and the FCC as possible.                                                                  https://www.battleforthenet.com Related Articles: The Battle […]

Privacy!!

June 11, 2014 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ The generation gap is getting wider! Read More by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

Creeping Towards Oceania

May 16, 2014 by

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By Edward Cline ~ Three news items appeared recently, back-to-back, which is too creepily coincidental. And the creepers are wearing squeaky shoes made in George Orwell’s totalitarian state of Oceania, in Nineteen Eighty-Four, so one can hear them make their way to your computer and front door. The coincidence may only be happenstance, but when […]

Giving The Internet Over To The U.N. – Or Worse

March 22, 2014 by

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By Amy Payne ~ How has the Internet worked so well—and stayed as free as it is—for so long? One big reason is U.S. oversight, and the Obama administration has now said it’s giving that up. Absent oversight of the Department of Commerce, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will likely face […]

Heritage’s Carafano At SXSW Tech Conference: ‘If You Care About Freedom, Care About Cybersecurity’

March 10, 2014 by

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By Ericka Andersen ~ If you care about freedom and prosperity, you ought to care about cybersecurity. That’s what Heritage’s James Carafano told an audience at the South by Southwest Interactive (SXSW) conference in Austin, Texas, on Sunday. Cybersecurity, a growing issue of concern around the world, was a hot topic at the nation’s most […]

Exclusive: HealthCare.gov Users Warn Of Security Risk, Breach Of Privacy

November 3, 2013 by

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By Kelsey Harris and Rob Bluey ~ Justin Hadley logged on to HealthCare.gov to evaluate his insurance options after his health plan was canceled. What he discovered was an apparent security flaw that disclosed eligibility letters addressed to individuals from another state. “I was in complete shock,” said Hadley, who contacted Heritage after becoming alarmed […]

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