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We totally support the creation of the Free Internet Act being developed on Reddit. Get involved!

http://www.reddit.com/…/…/suggestion_fia_the_final_document/

**Statement of Grievances** As concerned citizens we view as our duty to bring to light these issues that pose great threat to our essential libert...
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MyKnet.org: How Northern Ontario's First Nation Communities Made Themselves At Home On The World Wide Web
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This just gets worse and worse. After pointing out that ICANN was missing a big (and important) opportunity by not speaking out against governments seizing domain names, we were disappointed to see ICANN release a white paper that was more of a...
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Today the Obama administration released a blog post condemning Iran for denying its citizens "a universal right to access information, and to freely assemble online," and says that it is taking steps...
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We're moving a cable to connect a tiny island, the project http://movethiscable.org is being talked about in the UK Parliment http://bit.ly/zve2QM !!!

This study examines how access to and use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) are transforming the economic opportunities available to poor and low-income women in India by promoting their entrepreneurial activity. What types of initiatives support small and medium enterprises for w...
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We've been talking to Dish about some ideas!

DBSD North America and TerreStar Networks probably aren't the first two companies you think of when talking about cutting edge broadband, but they're
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People are risking their lives to smuggle video out of Syria. We need to help them. A powerful case for access as #ahumanright

Almost a month after the violent eviction of thousands of poor residents from their homes in a settlement in Brazil, an event popularly known as the “massacre of Pinheirinho,” many net-izens continue to discuss the repercussions of this controversial and symbolic event. Social networks, blogs, and o...
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Just sprung for a $35 Raspberry Pi computer. Anybody else thinking about it?

Damage, which may not be fixed for three weeks, caused 20% slowdown in countries including Kenya, Rwanda and Ethiopia
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The internet, as a living being which is part human, should have rights of its own.
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Vancouverites! Join us in Feb 21st for the screening of Tiffany Shlain's new movie "Connected" all proceeds go to your favorite NGO - A Human Right! http://reelcauses.org/

REEL CAUSES organizes fund raising events with award-winning films, 100% of ticket proceeds are donated to a designated charity or non-profit group each month, the venue is the VIFF Vancity Theatre in Vancouver BC, Vancity Credit Union is a proud community partner, the film maker and representatives...
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Google Inc.’s encrypted search, Gmail, Google Videos and YouTube have been blocked in Iran since Feb. 10, the company said in an e-mailed response to a query.
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In a statement on Friday, the FCC reiterated its commitment to extending rural broadband access by reminding everybody it is planning a reverse auction, the winner of which will receive a one-time...
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Great to see Kickstarter fund two million-dollar projects, but hoping this leads to more success for NGOs, not just games and iPhone docks.