Open Internet

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The fight for internet privacy has focused much of its attention on government surveillance , but mass data collection is done by private companies as well—and one such firm has "centralized and weaponized" all that information for its customers, Bloomberg reports on Friday. In fact, it has already built a profile on "every American adult,"...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
In what is being heralded as a win for privacy, a federal appeals court on...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
In a huge win for internet freedom, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on...


Some of the world's largest websites and rights groups are planning a coordinated day of action on June 5, the first anniversary of Snowden's revelations, to oppose mass online surveillance. The Reset the Net campaign, launched by Fight for the Future, will feature a splash screen offering tips for direct action, like how to install NSA-resistant encryption tools , to ensure Internet privacy.
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