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Digital Right of Repair Hearing on Sept. 26th

Massachusetts legislators will hear testimony for and against Digital Right to Repair on September 26 in the Joint Committee on Consumer Protection. The bill is H.143 in the Massachusetts House and S.96 in the Senate. With computers in more and more of the things we buy, it is vital that these bills... Read more

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

Wednesday: Stop the DARK Act in the Senate!

H.R. 1599 (nicknamed the DARK Act because it would Deny Consumers the Right to Know) passed the U.S. House of Representatives last summer and is up for a cloture vote Wednesday. They will need sixty votes to prevail. The latest version of the “DARK Act” would preempt the states, codify voluntary lab... Read more

The Remote-Controlled Society Video Available

Cory Doctorow (science fiction author and Co-Editor of Boing Boing tech blog) and others spoke at the Ford Hall Forum at Suffolk University on Tuesday, October 13th. The talk was entitled The Remote-Controlled Society and is part of Cory's discussion of the Coming War on General Computing. Whil... Read more

Tonight, Cory Doctorow Roundtable on the Corporate Lockdown of Computers

On Tuesday, October 13th, Cory Doctorow, science fiction author, Co-Editor of Boing Boing and someone who has great ideas on the intersection of culture, technology and privacy, will participate in the round table discussion: “The Remote-Controlled Society”. This event is free and open to the public... Read more

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