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BREAKING NEWS - FCC Overturns Net Neutrality Rules, Supporters Plan to Continue Fight
Science & Tech  (tags: net neutrality, providers, consumers, protection, Internet safety, accessibility, changes, risks, freedoms )

Kalliope
- 34 days ago - usatoday.com
The Federal Communication Commission overturned a two-year-old set of rules passed during the Obama administration to protect consumers against bad behavior from their Internet service providers, overriding protests from consumer groups and Internet compa
Kenyan Schoolgirls Invent App to Stop Female Genital Mutilation - Good News Network
Science & Tech  (tags: tech, technology, NewTechnology, computers, computer, Apps, women, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', GoodNews, goodnews, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', HumanRights, humanrights, freedoms )

Glenn
- 164 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
These girls were invited to a Google-backed tech competition in recognition of their groundbreaking app for Kenyans like them.
Demand Justice for Human Rights Defenders in Guatemala
Science & Tech  (tags: freedoms, rights, environment, protection, society )

Julie
- 745 days ago - cqrcengage.com
Demand justice for human rights defenders in Guatemala.
Edward Snowden: Clinton's Call for a 'Manhattan-Like Project' Is Terrifying -: @Rollingstone
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, computers, humans, investigation, internet, rights, freedoms, safety, police, law, politics )

Wilde
- 758 days ago - rollingstone.com
Clinton's Big Brotherish proposal at Saturday's Democratic debate was both troubling and vague
Biases Against Facial Characteristics Might Have Chilling Real-World Effects
Science & Tech  (tags: usa, world, violence, safety, society, politics, police, obituary, law, media, news, murder, humans, health, government, ethics, freedoms, crime, culture, death, education, abuse, dishonesty, corruption, rights, research )

O O
- 907 days ago - arstechnica.com
People having faces judged as less trustworthy given the death penalty more often than people viewed as trustworthy, according to recent research in the journal Psychological Science,alarming pic how systems of legal punishment are vulnerable to biases
Act Now to Stop Internet Censorship
Science & Tech  (tags: censorship, computers, internet, abuse, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government )

Kathy
- 981 days ago - battleforthenet.com
Congress just introduced legislation to "Fast Track" the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP. It's a secretive deal, negotiated behind closed doors by government bureaucrats and corporate lobbyists, containing dangerous provisions (like SOPA) that threaten
New Documentary Exposes the Corporate- Backed 'Experts' Who Lie About Climate Change
Science & Tech  (tags: world, science, research, environment, ethics, politics, government, freedoms, dishonesty, interesting, media, sadness, climate-change, global warming, government, politics, humans, scientists )

Carrie
- 1040 days ago - rawstory.com
For Naomi Oreskes, professor of scientific history at Harvard, there's no more vivid illustration of the bitter war between science and politics than Florida's ban on state employees using terms such as 'climate change' and 'global warming'.
Einstein's Letter Defending Marie Curie Reveals How Long Trolls Have Slut-Shamed Women
Science & Tech  (tags: women, society, rights, education, freedoms, scientists, discovery )

Wilde
- 1135 days ago - alternet.org
The great physicist was outraged at the cruel rumor mill.
Hair Analysis Underway in Texas
Science & Tech  (tags: society, safety, sadness, rights, police, law, interesting, humans, freedoms, crime, culture, abuse, americans, ethics, study, research, science, scientists, discovery )

J
- 1446 days ago - innocenceproject.org
the Texas Forensic Science Commission (TFSC) voted unanimously Friday morning to review state criminal convictions that included testimony on microscopic hair analysis.
Tell the FCC: Stand Up for Internet Freedom! ACTION
Science & Tech  (tags: internet, computer, FCC, Tom Wheeler, freedoms, business, consumers )

Nancy
- 1451 days ago - act.presente.org
Join us in calling on the FCC and their new leader Tom Wheeler to preserve Internet freedom by reclassifying broadband internet and vigorously enforcing net neutrality rules.
Indonesian Indigenous Groups Fight Climate Change With GPS Mapping
Science & Tech  (tags: asia, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, freedoms, humanrights, HumanRights, violence, UnitedNations, society, politics, technology, world, science, NewTechnology, interesting, Gizmos, environment, climate, safety )

J
- 1468 days ago - irinnews.org
Indigenous communities in Indonesia are using GPS technology to demarcate the boundaries of their ancestral lands, a move many believe could also help mitigate the negative effects of climate change.
Video:A Hilarious New NSA Video for the Holidays
Science & Tech  (tags: humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, government, ethics, HumanRights, world, usa, politics, africa, asia, europe, middle-east, society, cover-up, propaganda, science, NewTechnology, technology, investigation, discovery, internet )

J
- 1497 days ago - aclu.org
This new video is the perfect way to show your friends that while Santa's spying operation may be magical, the NSA's is very real--and why we should all care.
Take Action: End the NSA's Dragnet Surveillance Program!
Science & Tech  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, asia, conflict, ethics, europe, freedoms, government, humanrights, unitednations, usa, world, UnitedNations, politics, middle-east, HumanRights, study, technology, internet, Gizmos, discovery, society, safety )

J
- 1505 days ago - secure2.convio.net
A NSA senior manager, speaking anonymously to the Washington Post, admitted that the NSA gets vast volumes of location data of Americans as well as overseas cell phone users by tapping into the cables that connect mobile networks.
United Nations Counterterrorism Official Launches Investigation Into NSA Surveillance
Science & Tech  (tags: humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, government, HumanRights, world, UnitedNations, unitednations, usa, europe, freedoms, goodnews, GoodNews, technology, internet, investigation )

J
- 1506 days ago - theverge.com
The United Nations senior counterterrorism official is launching an investigation into the surveillance activities of both the United States' and the United Kingdom's intelligence agencies.
 

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