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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

Protect the open web today

The US Senate is working on S.1693 SESTA -- the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act. This bill would repeal section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA230). CDA230 is the reason we have user shared content on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and many other sites. It is also what protects the comme... Read more

This Saturday we stand for liberation

We are horrified and saddened by the attacks on nonviolent protesters in Charlottesville. The videos of white supremacist marchers attacking protesters who engaged in nonviolent civil disobedience or beat innocent protesters are horrible and show how bankrupt their ideas are. James Alex Fields Jr.'s... Read more

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