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Strong Majority of Voters Oppose Telecom Immunity

The Melman Group, a national polling organization commissioned by the ACLU, recently published a poll finding that 57 percent of likely voters opposed immunity for the telecommunications carriers who participated in the government's warrantless surveillance program, while only a third supported letting the telecoms off the hook. The poll...

Bloggers and Others Push Presidential Candidates on Immunity

With Congress back in session this week and the Presidential season in full swing, the fight to prevent the Bush administration from granting immuniy to the telecoms for illegal spying is heating up once again. Activists and bloggers alike are keeping the heat on. First, Credo Mobile (formerly Working Assets...

Time Warner Puts a Meter on the Internet

Time Warner Cable has confirmed that it will be rolling out metered pricing for Internet access in Beaumont, TX. Although the exact terms have apparently not been set, packages would reportedly offer between 5 gigabytes and 40 gigabytes a month, with the top plan costing roughly the same as...

Copyright Extensions and ISP Filtering: Breaking EU Culture, One Amendment at a Time

As you may recall, the European Parliament's forthcoming href="http://www.eff.org/issues/eff-europe/bono-cult-amendments">report on the Cultural Industries has become the latest target of lobbying by the recording industry. First, they attempted to href="http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2007/12/music-industry-europe-filter-pressure">insert language that advocated that European ISPs filter and block their own users on the basis of suspected infringement. As...

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