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Canadian Supreme Court Case May Destroy Internet

I just read an article on that left me shaking my head in utter disbelief at the sheer stupidity of the situation. It seems that a Vancouver businessman, Wayne Crookes, claims that writer Jon Newton defamed him by linking to reputation-smearing articles in a 2006 post about free speech on his website, Essentially […]

Here’s Your Chance To Tell The FCC To Enforce Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission has recently proposed net neutrality rules to ensure that the Internet is free from blocking, censorship and discrimination by telecom companies Cable companies and large ISP’s. In a nutshell, Net Neutrality means that Internet providers should treat all Internet traffic the same and forward data packets on a first come, first […]

What Is Freenet Classic OpenNet?

I’ve talked about Freenet here occasionally and while I think it’s easy enough to understand I still get occasional questions about just exactly what it is.  That, combined with the recent fork of Freenet Classic OpenNet from the original Freenet 0.5 project has prompted me to create this video that gives a basic overview of […]

Verizon Plans To Share Your Data

Verizon has joined the ranks of those who want to play fast and loose with your private personal information for their own profit.  According to a recent slashdot item, they’re sending out notification letters telling customers that they’ve got 45 days to opt out of this invasion of privacy. Of course, since it’s written in […]

Folded Note Could Be Unfolded Too Easily For Strong Anonymity is another in the long list of web based services that offer some form of anonymous email messaging.  Theirs is somewhat different than most I’ve seen in that it involves a four step process and even allows the anonymous sender to recieve a reply.  All this while ostensibly remaining anonymous.  Of course, I decided to check it out.