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Here's Why Some People Are Dumping Kickstarter For Crowdtilt

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Kickstarter is a great resource to raise money from strangers for recording an album, putting out a comic book, or developing innovative new hardware. But what if you need an easy way to raise money for a non-creative pursuit from people you may already know? Enter Crowdtilt, the site that...
Here's Why Some People Are Dumping Kickstarter For Crowdtilt
Vint Cerf testifies to US House against possible UN internet regulations

Congress to U.N.: Don't even think about Internet regulations

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In rare example of election year bipartisanship, U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passes a resolution today reaffirming commitment to "a global Internet free from government control." [Read more]...
Congress to U.N.: Don't even think about Internet regulations
Rep. Darrell Issa introduces bill on Reddit that would prevent new internet laws for 2 years

China Tightens Internet Controls, Real-name System to Expand

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China on Thursday unveiled a draft of new Internet regulations that, if finalized, will force the nation's Twitter-like social networking platforms, along with......
China Tightens Internet Controls, Real-name System to Expand

Russia 1, United States 0: ITU Members Reject Protection Plan For Internet

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At a UN conference on Internet regulations, will nations seeking tighter control get their wish? An early attempt by the U.S. and Canada to limit governmental control over the Internet has failed. The two countries, supported by Europe, were hoping to knock the governmental-regulatation ball out of the park...
Russia 1, United States 0: ITU Members Reject Protection Plan For Internet

Rep. Issa Crowdsourcing Discussion Of Two Year Embargo On Internet Regulations

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We've been hearing rumors of this for a few weeks, but Rep. Darrell Issa has released a draft version of his Internet American Moratorium Act (there's a joke in that name for you Reddit folks...) and appropriately (see previous parenthetical) he's doing an IAMA session on Reddit to crowdsource ideas...
Rep. Issa Crowdsourcing Discussion Of Two Year Embargo On Internet Regulations
European Parliament opposes expanding UN internet regulations

U.S. misses early win on Internet regulations

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The U.S. and Canada had hoped to limit Internet regulations to telecom operators, and not Web companies. [Read more]...
U.S. misses early win on Internet regulations

U.N. summit may usher in more Internet regulations

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Next week's Dubai summit could lead to more control by national governments, speakers at a Stanford University event say, unless Internet users take action to protect their rights. [Read more]...
U.N. summit may usher in more Internet regulations

Ron And Rand Paul: Net Neutrality And The Public Domain Are Really Evil Collectivist Plots

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I tend to be a pretty big supporter of free market capitalism and the importance of real property rights (not imaginary property rights). As such, I've always been intrigued by Ron Paul's libertarian stance against big government and excessive regulation. I think that position is petty clearly staked out in...
Ron And Rand Paul: Net Neutrality And The Public Domain Are Really Evil Collectivist Plots
Evernote launches Chinese service Yinxiang Biji, aims for more paying customers

Senator Wyden Attacked For Actually Trying To Get Stuff Done, Rather Than Playing Partisan Politics

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We've written a lot about Senator Ron Wyden around here, mainly for his roles in pushing back against government surveillance efforts as well as his strong leadership in preventing bad internet regulations. But, it seems that he's becoming a target within his own party. We'd already noted that with SOPA/PIPA,...
Senator Wyden Attacked For Actually Trying To Get Stuff Done, Rather Than Playing Partisan Politics
Preempting Big Brother, Baihe Demands Real Names and Sees Numbers Climb

AT&T responds predictably to FaceTime controversy, says claims of FCC violations are 'another knee jerk reaction'

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AT&T's outspoken senior vice president of regulatory affairs Bob Quinn is coming out with guns blazing on the outcry over the company's recently-announced restrictions on FaceTime over cellular, saying that interest group Public Knowledge and others have "rushed to judgment" on their possible infringement of the FCC's relatively mild...
AT&T responds predictably to FaceTime controversy, says claims of FCC violations are 'another knee jerk reaction'

China Tightens Internet Controls, Real-name System to Expand

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China on Thursday unveiled a draft of new Internet regulations that could force users of social networks, blogs, and online forums to register with their official IDs....
China Tightens Internet Controls, Real-name System to Expand

If Hackers Didn't Exist, Governments Would Have to Invent Them

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The myth of malicious adolescents out to wreak havoc on our technology spurs Internet regulations that are far more stringent than is reasonable....
If Hackers Didn't Exist, Governments Would Have to Invent Them

US Tech Leaders Fear Proposed Internet Regulations, Taxes at ITU Meeting

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A meeting of the United Nations' International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in December could lead to broad new regulations of the Internet, including per-click......
US Tech Leaders Fear Proposed Internet Regulations, Taxes at ITU Meeting
Your guide to the New World Order: what the UN's latest internet talks actually mean

Senator Wyden Attacked For Actually Trying To Get Stuff Done, Rather Than Playing Partisan Politics

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We've written a lot about Senator Ron Wyden around here, mainly for his roles in pushing back against government surveillance efforts as well as his strong leadership in preventing bad internet regulations. But, it seems that he's becoming a target within his own party. We'd already noted that with SOPA/PIPA,...
Senator Wyden Attacked For Actually Trying To Get Stuff Done, Rather Than Playing Partisan Politics

Internet groups blast AT&T's effort to justify FaceTime blocking

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AT&T posted a pointed justification of its decision to place restrictions on FaceTime over cellular earlier today, with the carrier's VP of regulatory affairs saying that people "rushed to judgement" on their possible violation of the FCC's Open Internet regulations — but internet groups have already responded critically to...
Internet groups blast AT&T's effort to justify FaceTime blocking

US Denies That It's Ready To Dump The ITU Over Internet Regulations

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Last week, we covered the key fight at the ITU's World Conference on Telecommunications (WCIT) and it was all over just one word: would any new international telecom regulations apply to "recognized operating agencies" or just "operating agencies." The difference may sound minor, but it could mean a world of...
US Denies That It's Ready To Dump The ITU Over Internet Regulations
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