Posts by tag: petition

Awesome July 3, 2012 posted by

Declaration of Internet Freedom – please sign if you wish to keep the Internet safe

A new move has started to draft a global Declaration of Internet Freedom which aims to protect the Internet from attack by governments, commercial and industrial interests and anyone else who would try to twist and pervert it to their ends. It may sound very fluffy bunny but at its core the message is seriously important. The Internet is turning out to be one of the most significant developments in human civilisation since Gutenberg’s printing press, and we are at a…

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Bizarre June 25, 2012 posted by

Jimmy Wales sets up petition to stop extradition of British student to the US

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has set up an online petition to stop the extradition of British student Richard O’Dwyer to the US, and it’s something all Internet users really should be aware of. Richard was the founder of the web search engine, which let people search for their favourite television programmes and movies online. He did not directly host any copyrighted material at all. So in this regard his site was doing nothing more than Google does every day! However, a…

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