Sep 142018
 

(Made into its own posting, taken from “For your selection”.  UPDATES are in  pink.). There is no line between Assange the Publisher silenced  Attempted silencing of Chelsea Manning the Leaker (too early to determine re Arjen Kamphuis) Attempted Control of the Internet by various means (“Net Neutrality”, at bottom). – – – – – – […]

Sep 142018
 
2018-09-13   UPDATE:  Chelsea Manning DOES speak in New Zealand   (thanks to citizen protest)

By Tom Peters 13 September 2018 On September 8 and 9 whistleblower Chelsea Manning spoke to meetings attended by hundreds of people in Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand. The Australian government denied entry to Manning, who had been scheduled to appear in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. She defied this attack on free speech and freedom […]

Sep 012018
 
2018-09-01  "Breaking News" by Alan Rusbridger – the remaking of journalism and why it matters now.  (Rusbridger is former editor of The Guardian)

The former Guardian editor details a revolution in journalism. Can it still perform its vital, truth-telling role? Ian Jack   Eloquent in his argument for well-resourced journalism … Alan Rusbridger. Photograph: Greg James Truth is a small word liable to sanctimonious overuse and philosophical dispute, but in its humblest sense of accurate and verifiable information […]

Aug 232018
 

Canadians have reason To be Grateful, for all the work that has gone into net neutrality (SO FAR, we MIGHT still have it in Canada). OpenMedia  is our excellent leader (since 2008) on internet/communication issues. Telephone service (the ability to communicate) is fundamental to health and security.  Communications are a service, like schools and roads, […]

Mar 132018
 

You might imagine why I help support Open Media! From: OpenMedia Subject: They’re afraid to air our ads Sandra, Radio stations are refusing to run our ads educating Canadians about Bell’s proposal for extrajudicial website blocking. Why? Because they’re afraid the ads would give the CRTC ammunition to remove their license. What a cold and […]