‘We are not bots!’ In Berlin, Thousands Protest Proposed EU Regulation on Internet Upload Filters

‘We are not bots!’ In Berlin, Thousands Protest Proposed EU Regulation on Internet Upload Filters By Filip Stojanovski An estimated 5,000 people gathered in Berlin on March 2 to protest a proposed EU copyright rule that could radically shift the dynamics of posting and sharing content online. Among other provisions, Article 13 of the draft EU Copyright Directive would require internet platforms like YouTube to install “upload filters” — a technical mechanism that would block users from uploading copyright-protected content, effectively imposing a system of “prior censorship” on major internet…

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EU SCARED: Attempts to Move ACTA 2 Vote Before Protest Date — See Protest Map To Save Your Internet

EU SCARED: Attempts to Move ACTA 2 Vote Before Protest Date — See Protest Map To Save Your Internet By Aaron Kesel Protests all over Europe have been planned by Anonymous, as well as activists and politicians behind Pirate Parties International (PPI) for March 23rd, to fight against copyright companies and EU bureaucrats seeking to destroy the Internet with their proposed upload filter and link tax, (Article 11 and Article 13.) Meanwhile, the Bureaucrats are trying to push the vote before there is wide-scale outrage for their proposals for the…

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WWW.HiveMind.Progress

WWW.HiveMind.Progress By Truthstream Media This is much more than just a video. It is something like a philosophical urging – something is quite urgent, for sure. Language is being altered; ability to think truncated; individuality obliterated. This is not exaggeration but what they call ‘revolution.’ https://www.patreon.com/posts/24739225 Aaron & Melissa Dykes are the founders of TruthstreamMedia.com, Subscribe to them on YouTube, like on Facebook, follow on Twitter, support on Patreon. Watch their mini-documentary Obsolete here and their full-length documentary THE MINDS OF MEN here. Alternative News & Independent Views

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Are 150+ Letters from Doctors and Scientists Enough to Convince Schools to Replace Harmful WiFi with Wired Internet?

Are 150+ Letters from Doctors and Scientists Enough to Convince Schools to Replace Harmful WiFi with Wired Internet? By B.N. Frank Seriously – 150+ letters. Even though some schools in the U.S. and around the world have already made the switch, most have not.  Eventually, like telecom companies, these schools may also be held liable for choosing to use WiFi instead of safer (and affordable) wired internet. There are plenty of organizations with information online about this too.  Here are some of them: Environmental Health Trust Generation Zapped National Association for…

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False ICANN Rumors Spread About Global Internet Outage For 48 Hrs

False ICANN Rumors Spread About Global Internet Outage For 48 Hrs By Aaron Kesel ICANN updates DNS Root KSK rollover; blogs and news outlets spread rumors of slowdowns and outages expected worldwide … so far everything is fine. Interweb users across the globe are expecting to face Internet disruption connecting to their favorite websites for the next 48 hours was the headline that read across various blogs and news websites. According to Russian news publication Russia Today, the Internet was alleged to face disruption for users across the globe as key…

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“Catastrophic”: EU Passes Copyright Directive Including Internet “Link Tax” and “Upload Filter”

“Catastrophic”: EU Passes Copyright Directive Including Internet “Link Tax” and “Upload Filter” By Joseph Jankowski The European Parliament has passed a controversial copyright directive that contains provisions which force tech giants to install content filters and sets in place a potential tax on hyperlinking. The bill was passed in a final vote of 438 – 226 and will need to be implemented by individual EU member states. Critics of the directive have been laser-focused on two key provisions: Articles 11 and 13, which they have dubbed the “link tax” and “upload filter.”…

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EU Enters “Final Stage” Of Crafting Bill Forcing Big Tech Censorship

EU Enters “Final Stage” Of Crafting Bill Forcing Big Tech Censorship By Joseph Jankowski The European Union is in the final stages of crafting legislation that will force big tech and Internet companies to censor “extremist” content and cooperate with law enforcement, Reuters reports. The bill is expected to be released by the end of the month and will absolutely require companies such as Google, Facebook, and Twitter to swiftly remove any content considered terroristic from their platforms. In March, the European Commission told such companies that they had three months to…

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A Snapshot of the Internet Kill Switch in 2018

A Snapshot of the Internet Kill Switch in 2018 By Terrence Newton For more than a decade now, activists and truth-seekers have been watching the growing influence of the Internet on society and politics, pointing out that when millions of people become informed to truth, it would drastically change the political landscape in America and around the world. And it has. At the same time, we’ve been warned that when mass, virtually free information sharing by the general public became a genuine threat to the establishment and status quo, that…

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What the Internet Sales Tax Is All About

What the Internet Sales Tax Is All About By John Tamny Just curious, but if a Washington, D.C. resident buys a pack of cigarettes in Arlington, VA, should this person pay a sales tax to the District of Columbia? Figure that cigarettes cost roughly $5.25/pack in Virginia versus $7.99 in D.C. Arlington retailers have a significant tax advantage over merchants in the District, so to “level the playing field” shouldn’t D.C. residents hand over the difference in taxes? The tax will ensure that Washington residents don’t cross the bridge in…

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Your Memes Are Safe (For Now): EU Rejects Internet Censorship Bill

Your Memes Are Safe (For Now): EU Rejects Internet Censorship Bill By Carey Wedler (CW) — In an unexpected move, this week the European Parliament rejected a highly controversial bill that critics claimed would stifle free speech and creativity on the internet. The EU Copyright Directive was heavily criticized over two elements in particular. Article 11 would have established a “link tax,” which would have required online publishes to pay a fee for the right to link to news organizations. Critics argued the vague language did not adequately define what constitutes a…

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