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Comcast Denies Allegations of Tor Crackdown: Users Should Continue to Report any Non-Neutral Activity

Over the weekend accusations surfaced that Comcast has been threatening Tor users with termination of service. According to reports, Comcast subscribers claimed that agents from the company instructed subscribers that use of the highly popular Tor browser was “illegal” and against the giant ISP’s user policies. And let’s get one thing straight right now: Tor […]

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EFF to Testify at Congressional Hearing on Unintended Consequences of DMCA

‘Anti-Circumvention’ Provisions Harm Users, Researchers, Innovators, and More Washington, D.C. – Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) Intellectual Property Director Corynne McSherry will testify Wednesday at a congressional hearing on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and the dangerous “anti-circumvention” provisions that harm users, researchers, innovators, and more. The anti-circumvention language of Section 1201 of the DMCA […]

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Tonight on <em>The Independents</em>: The Skies Over Baghdad Have Been Re-Illuminated, Chris Moody on Rand Paul’s Flip-Flops, Jacob Sullum on Asset Forfeiture, Former Linebacker Darrell Reid on the NFL, Plus NSA, Chinese Sidewalks, Hillary, & Aftersho

Tonight’s live episode of The Independents (Fox Business Network, 9 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. PT, with re-airs three hours later) starts with breaking news: The United States has launched its first air strikes near Baghdad, in this the latest American war of choice in that cursed land. Joining to talk about that and other world […]

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