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2009-04-27 13:49:30

Britain’s Home Secretary Jacqui Smith said Monday that the government wants telecom firms and Internet service providers to maintain records of every e-mail, phone call and Web site visit made in the country.

2009-02-04 22:17:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AmericaSpeakOn.org (ASO) announces today the launch of a nation-wide online and grassroots Movement of Americans committed to basic freedoms. AmericaSpeakOn.org invites all Americans to get up, get involved, use their voice, and speak their minds.

2009-01-05 16:25:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to news sources, on Monday China launched a crackdown on Internet pornography, targeting online portals and search engines such as Google.

2008-09-25 12:00:23

Text of report in English by Finish conservative newspaper Helsingin Sanomat International Edition website, on 25 September [Unattributed report: "NBI To Monitor Internet More Closely"] Interior Ministry blocks access of ordinary police to YouTube The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) is upgrading its monitoring of the Internet for about a month, said National Police Commissioner Mikko Paatero on Wednesday [ 24 September].

2008-08-22 00:00:19

The City of Lake Forest and the Lake Forest City Council entered into a stipulated agreement to dismiss a lawsuit pending in U.S.

2008-07-31 03:00:37

By Marc Freeman, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 31--A Palm Beach County judge this week dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union against local education officials over the county's high school graduation rate.

2008-07-25 12:00:49

To: RADIO-TELEVISION EDITORS Contact: William Perry Pendley of the Mountain States Legal Foundation, +1-303-292-2021 DENVER, July 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A demand by a federal agency that two companies agree to a race-based set aside as a condition to approval of their merger today drew a warning that the provision is unconstitutional from a western, nonprofit, public- interest law firm known for civil rights litigation.

2008-07-23 09:20:00

On Tuesday, a federal appeals court struck down a 1998 law proposed to protect children from sexual and objectionable material on the Internet calling the law unconstitutional.

2008-07-18 09:00:47

This weekend marks the 160th anniversary of the first women's rights convention in history.

2006-07-28 16:47:43

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union said on Friday it may challenge on religious grounds a new ordinance in Orlando banning the feeding of homeless people in downtown parks.

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