Killswitch: The Battle To Control The Internet Documentary Trailer

shockwebpic_killswitchdocutrailerA must-see clip for the upcoming documentary Killswitch, a film about the ongoing and multifaceted battle for the internet put together by Akorn and CineCity Pictures and directed by Ali Akbarzadeh. No word yet on worldwide distribution but there are limited screenings taking place so check for one in a city near you.

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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.

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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.

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CISPA Is Not Dead: Your Internet Freedom Is At Risk…Take Action!

shockleewebpic_cispaisnotdeadHere’s an important message for those of you who value your internet freedom and privacy…

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Silicon Prairie: America’s New Internet Economy – The Documentary – Now Available For Download

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After watching the US government threaten the Internet with bills like SOPA and PIPA, Internet entrepreneurs from Reddit set out to “campaign for the Internet” during the 2012 presidential election season. Traveling from Denver, Colorado to Danville, Kentucky during the presidential and vice presidential debates, the Internet 2012 Bus Tour explored the potential that the Open Internet holds to promote our economy – not just in Silicon Valley, but in cities and towns and farms all over America.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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What Is TPP & How Does It Affect You?

You probably heard about the new freedom threatening acronym floating around the news. So what is TPP and what’s wrong with it? Our friends at EFF explain:

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Copyright & Innovation: The Untold Story

Michael A. Carrier, a professor at Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, New Jersey has written an in-depth article addressing the many issues surrounding copyright and it’s impact on innovation.

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