How The Government Tracks You: A Must See Video On NSA Surveillance + DC Rally Info

shockleewebpic_nsasurveillancevideoFight for the Future and Demand Progress have just released a video explaining what’s going on with the recent U.S. government surveillance that has come to light. Watch this for an overview on why this is a very dangerous thing that not only violates the rights of U.S. citizens but also affects everyone else worldwide.

[Read more...]

TumblrLinkedInPinterestShare

People Shouldn’t Go To Prison For Sharing A Video – Stop SOPA – TAKE ACTION!

shockleewebpic_sopaisbackFight for the Future and the Center for Rights are campaigning to get everyone involved to stop the censorship-driven, business-crushing, unnecessarily-criminalizing, horrible-for-web-users-everywhere, SOPA [Stop Onlince Piracy Act] from coming back to life. This affects everyone who uses the internet, so yes this means you too. Get the word out to your friends and help stop SOPA it before it spreads.

[Read more...]

TumblrLinkedInPinterestShare

TAKE ACTION: Today Is #InternetFreedomDay – The One Year Anniversary Of The SOPA/PIPA Protests – Spread The Word

Today, January 18th has been declared Internet Freedom Day by internet users and supporters all around the U.S. Why is this important? Because we have to protect the FREEDOM TO CONNECT.

As Fight For The Future reminds us:

When SOPA and PIPA were first introduced in Congress, things looked grim for the internet. Widespread censorship seemed imminent, and Internet supporters everywhere were worried about the massive blow that was about to be dealt to freedom.

[Read more...]

TumblrLinkedInPinterestShare

We’re Live from CES – Live Stream The Innovation Policy Summit

The Innovation Policy Summit is live from CES this week and if you’re not in Las Vegas you can still check out the panels being streamed right here courtesy of our friends at the Consumer Electronics Association and The Innovation Movement.

Watch these important panels on issues affecting innovation including the technology economy, e-waste, pro-innovation policy, facial recognition, job creation, mobile, patents and copyrights [featuring our own Hank Shocklee on the panel - Beyond SOPA: Creating a Pro-Innovation, Pro-Artist Copyright Policy - Tuesday, January 8th at 2:00pm PST].

If you’re in town for the show, make sure to stop by!

[Read more...]

TumblrLinkedInPinterestShare

Join Us For A Celebration Of Internet Freedom On January 15, 2013

One year ago, a digital sleeping giant suddenly awoke. Millions of Americans called, emailed, and wrote their members in Congress in defense of Internet Freedom. The ground had shifted, and Washington would never be the same. To mark the anniversary of this great moment, The Celebration of Internet Freedom will take place on January 15th at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

[Read more...]

TumblrLinkedInPinterestShare

Shocklee & The Innovation Movement At International CES 2013 – Previewing The Future Of Electronics

Don’t miss Shocklee at the 2013 International CES if you’re venturing out to Las Vegas for the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow January 8-11, 2013. We’ll be there previewing the future of tech innovation before it hits the market, 1.3 million square feet of show floor and hottest new products – we’ll be there will our cameras snapping pics!

[Read more...]

TumblrLinkedInPinterestShare

What Is SOPA? & How You Can Stop The First American Internet Censorship System

Today is American Censorship Day, a day of protest against SOPA [the Stop Online Piracy Act], a controversial bill currently being reviewed by congress that if passed, will essentially blacklist some of your favorite websites such as Vimeo, Flickr and Etsy just to name a few. This bill would kill the internet as we know it by censoring and blocking access to these sites and many more from within the U.S. SOPA is a serious threat to the future of many businesses and the development of innovation and technology in the U.S. Here’s some info on what’s going on and how you can spread the word on this serious matter.

[Read more...]

TumblrLinkedInPinterestShare

Protect IP Act Could Mean The End Of The Internet As We Know It

Here’s an important piece of news that could especially affect the creative community, entrepreneurs, innovators and fans. PROTECT-IP [short for Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011] is a bill currently under review in the U.S. Congress that if passed will GREATLY change the internet as we know it today.

If you’re unsure of what’s going on, watch this video from Fight For The Future.

[Read more...]

TumblrLinkedInPinterestShare