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Help Stop the EU’s Link Tax and Internet Censorship Bill!

Julia Reda, Pirate Party MEP for Germany, has sounded the alarm about Articles 11 and 13 of the EU’s Copyright Directive that passed a committee vote.  The vote in the EU parliament is expected in early July. If it passes, the EU will take a big step toward censoring the Internet on behalf of the... Read more

Happy Pride!

This week is Boston Pride Week. We want to congratulate everyone organizing, participating in and attending it! Due to other activities our activists are involved with, we will not be marching in the Boston Pride Parade on Saturday. We wish everyone who is marching in it wonderful weather, exuberant... Read more

The Senate votes to censor the net

Recently, the US House approved the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act. The Senate's cloture vote passed overwhelmingly Monday with only Wyden and Paul voting against it. Like SESTA, FOSTA would censor any site that allows user supported content without actually hindering sex trafficking. The Se... Read more

Monday, Help Rein In MA Fusion Centers

On Monday, February 26th, we will join Digital Fourth volunteers in advocating for Senate President Harriette Chandler's "Fundamental Freedoms Act", which prohibits police registries on the basis of religion, and also would implement transparency and accountability reforms for Massachusetts' three f... Read more

SESTA halted, but the fight isn’t over

Yesterday, the Senate Commerce Committee voted SESTA (S.1693) out of Committee. SESTA would partially repeal section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA230) in the case of sex trafficking. CDA230 is what prevents Internet service providers from being sued by what people post on their sites. ... Read more

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