AI: Urge Congress to Pass the Global Online Freedom Act

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Urge Congress to Pass the Global Online Freedom Act

When you log onto Facebook or check your email, you probably don't think twice about sharing your life's latest updates with friends. Others aren't so lucky. By simply posting a status update in some countries, you could wind up facing government surveillance, harassment, detention -- or worse.

From the "Great Firewall" of China to efforts to control popular uprisings in the Middle East, repressive governments are trying to make Internet and technology companies allies in their efforts to censor. We need strong regulation to prevent U.S. companies from cooperating with repressive governments -- provisions included in the Global Online Freedom Act.

Freedom of expression is a human right. Urge your member of Congress to co-sponsor the Global Online Freedom Act today.

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The America I Knew Has Almost Disappeared

Like an alcoholic family that won't discuss alcoholism (and proving Don Quixote's warning to never mention rope in the home of a man who's been hanged), far too many Americans are unwilling to acknowledge or even discuss the ongoing collapse of democracy in the United States.

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