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StopWatching.us, powered by Mozilla, seeks to catalyze a Big Data resistance movement

Mozilla, the non-profit organization responsible for the popular Firefox web browser, has apparently stepped into the fray to lead the protest against our government’s recently uncovered campaign to aggressively monitor, record and mine the private communications of law-abiding American citizens. Saying, “We don’t want an Internet where everything we do is secretly tracked or logged […]

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Voting out the Michigan politicians who helped scrap the Bill of Rights

A Reddit user who goes by the name of DrowningSink has compiled a list of potentially vulnerable politicians up for reelection in 2012, along with their voting records on controversial legislation, such as the recently passed National Defense Authorization Act, which, as we’ve discussed here repeatedly, gives the government the right to imprison American citizens […]

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All that comes to mind is, “I hope the people of Ypsilanti react this way when I die”

In other news, dissident Czech playwright turned politician, Václav Havel, has died. I feel bad for him that he had to die on the same day as Kim Jong Il. He deserved better than to be eclipsed by the little cult leader in the olive green track suit. But, people would rather talk about how […]

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