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End Of Online Free Speech: “‘Extinction-level’ event for web moves forward”

“Members of the European Parliament have voted to approve new web copyright rules and regulations that have been described by a prominent privacy organization as an “extinction-level” event. And even members of the lawmaking body are beginning to issue warnings … Continue reading

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“Australian court rules man can sue Google for defamation”

“Milorad “Michael” Trkulja was shot in the back in 2004 in a restaurant in Melbourne, Australia’s second largest city. The Australian High Court unanimously ruled in favor of Trkulja, supporting his allegation that a Google search of his name could … Continue reading

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“Cryptocurrencies subject to regulation as commodities, US judge rules”

“The same rules govern energy, metals & virtual currencies like bitcoin, a federal judge has reportedly ruled. The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will regulate cryptocurrency, according to a ruling seen by Reuters… The Congress hasn’t yet passed any … Continue reading

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[US] “Judge rules Seattle homeless man’s truck is a home” – Can’t be impounded

“Steven Long’s truck was towed after he didn’t move it after 72 hours. He sued the city, and his victory on Friday could have broad implications for addressing the crisis of homelessness… Shaffer also ruled the fees the city required … Continue reading

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Good News: “Regulators abolish [Obama era] ‘net neutrality’ rules”

“The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted along party lines on Thursday to repeal landmark 2015 rules that intended to ensure a free and open Internet, as protesters gather to oppose the change. The 3-2 ruling sets up a court fight … Continue reading

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“FCC Plans December Vote to Kill [FAKE] Net Neutrality Rules”

“The U.S. Federal Communications Commission next month is planning a vote to kill Obama-era rules demanding fair treatment of web traffic and may decide to vacate the regulations altogether, according to people familiar with the plans…” https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-15/killing-net-neutrality-rules-is-said-readied-for-december-vote The obama admin … Continue reading

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“Catalonia declares independence from Spain, direct Madrid rule looms”

“Catalonia’s parliament declared independence from Spain on Friday in defiance of the Madrid government, which at the same time was preparing to impose direct rule over the region. …the declaration was in effect a symbolic gesture as it will not … Continue reading

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