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Can a Free Internet Survive FCC End to Net Neutrality?

Can a Free Internet Survive FCC End to Net Neutrality?

TeleSur | - - The Trump administration plans to deregulate internet access, effectively handing over the ‘free internet’ to private corporations. Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, FCC, Ajit Pai, an appointee…
How Fox & Murdoch paved way for Putin Election Ploy

How Fox & Murdoch paved way for Putin Election Ploy

Reprint edn. Update: Reuters reports that "Facebook says 126 million Americans may have seen Russia-linked political posts" By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - In Edgar Allan Poe's "Purloined Letter,"…
Arabs, Thomas Friedman and the “iron fist”

Arabs, Thomas Friedman and the “iron fist”

By Brian Whitaker | ( Al-Bab.com) Writing about conflicts in the Middle East for the New York Times yesterday, columnist Thomas Friedman talked of "the power that is lost to a society…
Russia: Assault on Freedom of Expression

Russia: Assault on Freedom of Expression

Human Rights Watch | - - Repressive Laws and Policies Restrict Online Speech, Stifle Critical Voices (Moscow) – Russia has introduced significant restrictions to online speech and invasive surveillance of online activity…