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There's An International Plan to Censor the Internet in the Works -- Let's Stop It in Its Tracks


Society & Culture  (tags: internet, technology, law, internet, government, freedoms, ethics, culture, politics, news, media, rights, education, society, usa, world, safety, TPP, activists )

Cal
- 314 days ago - alternet.org
How the Trans Pacific Partnership making its way through Washington seriously undermine citizens' rights to participate in a free and open Internet.



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GGmaSheila D. (149)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 4:12 pm
Signed and noted. Scary.
 

Roxy H. (340)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 4:42 pm
beautiful, and much thanks
 

Roxy H. (340)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 4:42 pm
p.s. adding to my group if you don't mind?
 

Jason S. (57)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 5:42 pm
Signed, thanks
 

Susanne R. (249)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 11:00 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks, Cal!
 

Susanne R. (249)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 11:03 pm
A link to this petition appeared in the AlterNet article previously posted. Signed after I read the article. Thanks, Cal!
 

Birgitta S. (224)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 2:40 am
Signed. KIITOS so MUCH, CAL~
 

Sandra Penna (70)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 3:59 am
done.
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 5:23 am
noted and signed
 

Mike M. (55)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 5:31 am
N&S
 

Maria S. (102)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 5:41 am
Scary! Thanks for posting.
 

. (0)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 6:29 am
Signed and noted. Thanks for sharing, Cal. Very scary!
 

pam w. (191)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 7:02 am
Of course!
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 7:30 am
S&N They're always butting in and trying to censor the internet. We can pick and choose just fine without censorship!!!
 

SusanAWAY Allen (221)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 7:50 am
Noted, signed and shared
 

Emma S. (226)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 9:42 am
Done - thank you, Cal!

It took me quite some time to find the place on the page where you go to the petition. I'm sure nobody else is as stupid as me, but, just in case... You scroll down the page, keeping your eye on the left-hand column. You'll see this sub-heading: Over 100,000 citizens against Internet censorship. There are two paragraphs after that before you get to a grey line. At the end of the second paragraph is the place you click!

Or you can go straight here: https://openmedia.org/censorship
 

Brian M. (145)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 11:41 am
Noted. Signed. Even during the gov't shutdown, Sec. of State Kerry has been on a trip to Asia to continue negotiations for the TPP. It is supremely discouraging and difficult to feel hopeful about the grim direction our gov't, our nation, and our world is heading.
 

Birgit W. (144)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 1:06 pm
I signed already, thank you.
 

Jamie Clemons (280)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 1:43 pm
Hands off the internet.
 

Lois Jordan (54)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 3:16 pm
Already signed. Noted. Thanks.
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 6:50 pm
Thank you for helping to expose this dangerous effort on the part of governments around the world. There is a frightening effort to suppress information in the media and on the internet which is dangerous to the well being of the planet and every living being! This would put an end to our efforts here on Care2 and every other petition sites. Folks this is horrifying. We have to fight this by spreading the news and sharing the petition. (s, n, p, t)

PLEASE sign the petition at the bottom of the article. I say this because it's easy to miss.
 

Karen Chestney (106)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 10:26 pm
Thanks for this article---- TPP is a very BAD thing for "lots of reasons" !!!!
 

Colleen L. (2)
Thursday October 10, 2013, 11:44 pm
Signed. Thanks Cal
 

Inge Bjorkman (137)
Friday October 11, 2013, 2:12 am
Signed

Love and Kiitos
 

Ben Oscarsito (352)
Friday October 11, 2013, 7:46 am
Right; -Let's stop it - NOW!!!
https://openmedia.org/censorship
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Friday October 11, 2013, 1:58 pm
Signed
 

John Wesen (0)
Friday October 11, 2013, 2:53 pm
We need it to protect our kids.
 

SJ J. (116)
Friday October 11, 2013, 3:14 pm
Done, thanks Cal
 

Patsy Olive (0)
Friday October 11, 2013, 10:10 pm
Noted.
 

june t. (65)
Friday October 11, 2013, 11:35 pm
This will never cease to be a problem.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday October 12, 2013, 2:25 pm
Signed
 

Dmitry Nikiforov (236)
Saturday October 12, 2013, 7:57 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Patricia E. G. (50)
Saturday October 12, 2013, 8:52 pm
I have signed
Thank you
 

Devon Leonard (54)
Sunday October 13, 2013, 8:37 pm
signed...
 

John S. (300)
Wednesday October 16, 2013, 4:00 am
The Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations encompass so much more, are they to scrap the entirety?
 

Lisa sick Windsor (154)
Thursday November 7, 2013, 3:22 pm
Done!
 
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