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Challenge NAFTA in RI on Friday

On Friday, governors from the United States, Mexico, and Canada will meet in Rhode Island to talk trade – and undoubtedly, the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will keynote the event. Public Citizen and local trade activist groups a... Read more

Speak up for Net Neutrality and the Open Internet Today!

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wants to destroy net neutrality and the open Internet. They want to give big cable companies control over what we see and do online. If they get their way, they’ll allow widespread throttling, blocking, censorship, and extra fees. On Wednesday, July 12th, ... Read more

First Three Ville Pirates Shows Posted

The first three Ville Pirates SCATV shows are available to view at our YouTube page.  Thanks to Noelani for putting the show together and to Steve for his GnuPG talk. Ville Pirates #1 - Net Neutrality & Police Brutality Link: First half-hour episode of Ville Pir... Read more

3-2 for Net Neutrality, and this is a Good Thing

With yesterday's FCC ruling, broadband providers are now classified as Title II common carriers. This is a Good Thing. To understand the importance of this ruling, it's helpful to look at another industry that was affected by common carriage laws, and compare the situation then with the situatio... Read more

Net Neutrality and Community Broadband Pass at FCC

We are very pleased that the FCC voted today to approve Net Neutrality and Community Broadband.   It was only due to the work of thousands of activists and millions of citizens like you.  While we are savoring this moment, we know a new administration could undo these important changes.  We will rem... Read more

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Surveillance Camera Mapping Picnic, 8/26

Surveillance Camera Mapping Picnic, Saturday, 8/26

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