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First POST: Complications

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, March 19 2015

Obama administration sets record for censoring or denying access to files requested under FOIA; hype over Meerkat; French gov't starts to block websites that promote or advocate terrorism; the theme for Personal Democracy Forum 2015; and much, much more. Read More

Twitter Tiff Stalls Hearings on Stop Online Piracy Act

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, December 15 2011

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said on Twitter that Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-Texas) was "boring" during markup of the Stop Online Piracy Act in the House Judiciary Committee. Later, Jackson-Lee responded in person by calling his words "offensive." Their offline-offline tiff brought committee proceedings to a grinding halt for several minutes. Read More