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Quote of the Day: Nader Warns of a Wikileaks-Inspired Internet Crackdown

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, December 16 2010

We hear a lot about the information age. We hear a lot about what it's supposed to do for us. But the risk in this Wikileaks overreaction to control of the Internet, and to damaging the dissemination of [sic] ... Read More

Air Force Blacks Out NYT, the Guardian, and Others

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, December 15 2010

In case you missed it, the U.S. Air Force is reportedly preventing its personnel from getting to websites that have posted full versions of cables leaked by Wikleaks -- which just so happens to include some of the ... Read More

PdFLeaks: Carne Ross on the Diplomacy Before and After Wikileaks

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, December 15 2010

I didn't have a lot of time to digest what was being said while I was running the first session of Saturday's PdF Symposium on Wikileaks and Internet Freedom, but as I look back, the points that stuck with me the most ... Read More

U.S. Poli-Tech Community Divided on Wikileaks Controversy

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, December 14 2010

Here at PdF, we're obviously paying close attention to the unfolding Wikileaks drama. But what about America's political-technology professionals, the people who, as Nancy put it in her earlier post today on DDOS, "at ... Read More

PdFLeaks Panelists On Internet Watchdogs

BY Nick Judd | Monday, December 13 2010

Very few people seem able to eloquently place the conversation about Wikileaks in the context it needs in order to be at all useful. Luckily, a lot of them were around on Saturday, and willing to speak during the PdF ... Read More

PdFLeaks: Journalism, Free Speech, DDOS and Internet Freedom [UPDATED]

BY Micah L. Sifry | Sunday, December 12 2010

Yesterday's symposium on Wikileaks and internet freedom was like a great jazz concert. We got an all-star array of great musicians who know how to play from a score that is being written in real-time; we heard many great ... Read More

PdFLeaks: Jay Rosen on Wikileaks and the Watchdog Web

BY Micah L. Sifry | Sunday, December 12 2010

Or, the new media ecology in six easy tweets: See also Doc Searls' take. Read More

[UPDATED] Notes on an Early Afternoon #pdfleaks Continues

BY Nick Judd | Saturday, December 11 2010

Housekeeping note: For some reason, I can't tweet from @nclarkjudd at present. Please email me your bon mots, opinions, questions and thoughts in the meantime. We're also working to make sure the #pdfleaks hashtag is ... Read More

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First POST: Rising

Why #FreddieGray hasn't trended nationally on Twitter, yet; American whistleblowers support the Surveillance State Repeal Act; dueling foundations on transparency; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Targeted

The digital humanitarian response to the earthquake in Nepal; the NYPD monitors children as young as age ten on social media; how Wikileaks crossed the line between transparency and an invasion of privacy by posting the Sony Pictures emails; and much, much more. GO

friday >

First POST: Overreaching

Why the FCC balked at the Comcast-TimeWarner deal; Sheryl Sandberg wants Hillary Clinton to lean into the White House; the UK's Democracy Club brings a lot more information to election season; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Ownership

"Tell us more about your bog"; the shrinking role of public participation on campaign websites; "Aaron's Law" has been reintroduced in Congress; is the Comcast-TimeWarner merger on its last legs?; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Bush League

Presidential candidates hiding behind Super PACs; what this means for American democracy; demos at the White House; a demand for Facebook to be more open about news in the newsfeed; and much, much more. GO

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