In the morning of August 6th, 2010, Matt DeHart applied for a Student Visa in Canada he was told he will have to cross back over the border into the United States and then back into to Canada which is customary under Canadian law. Upon crossing back into Canada Matt DeHart was detained by … Continue reading The Matt DeHart Files Part 2
Researchers combine artificial intelligence, crowdsourcing and supercomputers to develop better, and more reasoned, information extraction and classification methods. Date: August 3, 2017Source: University of Texas at Austin, Texas Advanced Computing CenterSummary: New efforts to combine artificial intelligence with crowdsourced annotators and information encoded in domain-specific resources have now been revealed by researchers. The work has the potential to … Continue reading The Future of Search Engines
Verizon has just been caught red-handed slowing down Netflix and Youtube videos. They aren't giving customers the full speeds they pay for in what appears to be a blatant violation of net neutrality. At first, Verizon wouldn’t explain what was happening. Only after they were pushed and pushed by journalists and Internet users, the company … Continue reading Message From Fight For The Future #NetNeutrality
https://player.vimeo.com/video/196463287 Field of Vision – Relatively Free Alex Winter (2016) Field of Vision is the first media interview journalist Barrett Brown gave (in November 2016) after spending four years in federal prison. He was originally arrested for publishing (on his website) publicly available material that had been hacked from private intelligence/security contractor Stratfor. When these … Continue reading Barrett Brown: Standing Up for Journalistic Freedom — The Most Revolutionary Act
https://www.youtube.com/embed/gtDpSJhjvQs?version=3 Amy Goodman and Nermeen Shaikh speak with investigative reporter Barrett Brown, who recently completed a four-year prison sentence related to the hacking of the private intelligence firm Stratfor, which exposed how the firm spied on activists on behalf of corporations. He was released from prison earlier this year but was unexpectedly rearrested late last … Continue reading Barrett Brown on Press Freedom, FBI Crimes and Why He Wouldn’t Do Anything Differently — Stop Making Sense
Congress held important hearings today related to net neutrality. Click here to find out where your lawmakers stand and take urgent action to stop Internet censorship, throttling, and extra fees. Last week, we made history. Millions of people took action to demand that the FCC respect free speech and drop its terrible plan to gut … Continue reading Message from Fightforthefuture.org The Fight for Net Neutrality is not Over!!!
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