House Passes CISPA: Make Sure It Dies In Senate
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Originally posted by mcc2040 at House Passes CISPA: Make Sure It Dies In Senate
Originally posted by philstar22 at House Passes CISPA: Make Sure It Dies In Senate
Originally posted by lk737 at House Passes CISPA: Make Sure It Dies In Senate
CISPA would give the government and corporations vast new powers to track and share data about Americans’ Internet use.

But our hundreds of thousands of emails and tens of thousands of phone calls have had a real impact:

Amendments were adopted that made CISPA (marginally) better.

Earlier this month CISPA was supposed to sail through, but we helped foment opposition, and the vote was far closer than anybody could have imagined even a couple of weeks ago.

Most Democrats held firm in opposition, and more than two dozen libertarian-leaning Republicans defied their leadership and voted no.

Most importantly, President Obama has threatened to veto CISPA.

***Additionally, CISPA would destabilize the internet inviting cyber attacks and increasing the amount of identity theft.***

The Senate will consider cyber security legislation in the coming weeks. Let’s turn up the heat right away: Tell the Senate to reject CISPA and any and all legislation that doesn’t respect privacy and civil liberties.
Add your name at right to tell the Senate to reject cyber security legislation that doesn’t respect privacy.

http://act.demandprogress.org/letter/cispa_passes/?akid=1332.1998782.hoiowQ&rd=1&t=2



I'm not from the US, but this is meant to screw everybody from every part of the world.
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Originally posted by ariadnechan at I'm not from the US, but this is meant to screw everybody from every part of the world.
Originally posted by kingyo_mint at I'm not from the US, but this is meant to screw everybody from every part of the world.
Originally posted by karadin at It Never Ends...
Originally posted by rii_no_ame at It Never Ends...

Here's their next move: The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, would obliterate any semblance of online privacy in the United States.

And CISPA would provide a victory for content owners who were shell-shocked by the unprecedented outpouring of activism in opposition to SOPA and Internet censorship.

The House of Representatives is planning to take up CISPA later this month. Click here to ask your lawmakers to oppose it.

SOPA was pushed as a remedy to the supposed economic threat of online piracy -- but economic fear-mongering didn't quite do the trick.

So those concerned about copyright are engaging in sleight of hand, appending their legislation to a bill that most Americans will assume is about keeping them safe from bad guys.

This so-called cyber security bill aims to prevent theft of "government information" and "intellectual property" and could let ISPs block your access to websites -- or the whole Internet.

Don't let them push this back-door SOPA. Click here to demand that your lawmakers oppose CISPA.

CISPA also encourages companies to share information about you with the government and other corporations.

That data could then be used for just about anything -- from prosecuting crimes to ad placements.

And perhaps worst of all, CISPA supercedes all other online privacy protections.

Please click here to urge your lawmakers to oppose CISPA when it comes up for a vote this month.

Thanks for fighting for the Internet.

-Demand Progress


we won't back down
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Originally posted by synnerxx at we won't back down


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GET INVOLVED. STOP AT NOTHING. THE WORLD MUST KNOW.

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((I just watched this on facebook. I HIGHLY recommend you watch it and spread the word.))
This is absolutely intense!

PLEASE stop scrolling - watch and reblog this! Post it everywhere!


Comments from the Tumblr post.

Kony2012

Tweet it with the hashtags of #MakeKonyFamous and #Kony2012.
Facebook it.
Post it on Tumblr.
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Do whatever you can to make sure people know about this.


Writer's Block: Play Catch
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If your pet had thumbs, what would it do?
OPEN HER OWN TREAT BAG. THAT'S ALL SHE CARE'S ABOUT SHE IS A SNACK SLUT. LIKE HER MOMMY AND DADDY.

Writer's Block: Friday, I’m in love with you
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What is your favorite day of the week?
sunday

Wikipeda
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Originally posted by svgurl at Wikipeda
Originally posted by mountain_hiker at Wikipeda
Please share and reshare all over the social networks! Encourage Wikipedia to go dark next week!

Wikipedia Blackout: Urge Wikipedia To Protest Censorship
Quick request: Wikipedia is considering going dark to protest SOPA and PIPA, the Internet censorship bills.

It'd be huge news, jar rank-and-file Internet users out of complacency, and serve as a turning point in the effort to beat these bills.

Several sites are considering going dark next week -- Reddit's already pledged to do so, but to have the impact it'll take to kill SOPA and PIPA, we need much broader support. A blackout by Wikipedia could be what finally kills these bills.

Will sign you on at right to urge Wikipedia to go on strike to protest censorship? (You'll also generate an email to your lawmakers, with the language at right.)
PETITION TO WIKIPEDIA: We encourage Wikipedia to "go dark" to proest the Internet censorship bills pending before Congress. Millions of Americans would take notice, and it could be what finally turns the corner in the fight against SOPA and PIPA.
Please sign at right to urge Wikipedia to go dark, and to generate an anti-SOPA/PIPA letter to your lawmakers.



Writer's Block: 9/11
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Where were you?
IN MY BEDROOM FEEDING MY NEW BORN . I WAS WATCHING THE TV. I WOKE UP THE WHOLE HOUSE YELLING . IT WAS SO SCARY. I WATCHED THE SECOND PLANE HIT THE TOWER AND KNEW WE WERE BEING ATTACKED.

Writer's Block: Friday, I’m in love with you
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What is your favorite day of the week?

Writer's Block: B.Y.O.B. Holidays
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What is your favorite day of the week?

Writer's Block: Frozen delights
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What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
. Mint chocolate chip from baskin robins.

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