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Liberty NewsWire: April 27, 2012

“The decision to withdraw this rule — including provisions to define the ‘parental exemption’ — was made in response to thousands of comments expressing concerns about the effect of the proposed rules on small family-owned farms,” the Department said in a press release Thursday evening. “To be clear, this regulation will not be pursued for […]


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Liberty NewsWire: Thursday, April 26th, 2012

So let me just say what should be obvious to everyone by now.  CISPA is a bad idea.  The bill can’t be fixed.  And in the event of passage, the law will cause unintended harm to the Internet ecosystem. That last part is especially ironic given the bill’s intention, which is to increase security for […]


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Congress Set to Invade Your Privacy Again

On Thursday, Congress is scheduled to begin consideration of H.R. 3523, the "Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011" (CISPA). This bill is the next great threat to our privacy over the Internet, but unlike the fight against SOPA and PIPA, Internet giants like Facebook and Twitter are openly supporting CISPA. And as I […]


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Liberty NewsWire: April 25, 2012

The Department of Labor is poised to put the finishing touches on a rule that would apply child-labor laws to children working on family farms, prohibiting them from performing a list of jobs on their own families’ land. Under the rules, children under 18 could no longer work “in the storing, marketing and transporting of […]


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CISPA Cosponsors, 4/24/12

Below is a list of current cosponsors of H.R. 3523, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, (CISPA). Please contact your representative right away to urge him or her to vote "NO" on this bill.  Even if their name appears on this list, they need to hear from you right away.  A vote is expected […]


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