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Online for Power? Shifting Our Movements Toward the Future

“Last year, San Francisco released BART Watch, an app for reporting crimes on the Bay Area’s main transit system. After filing a California Public Records Act request to see what people were reporting, the East Bay Express found a disturbing pattern: Of the 763 alerts sent to BART, 198 included a description of the race Read more

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The Senate Wants to Make Internet Companies and Providers Spies

New Article written by MAG-Net Anchor, Alfredo Lopez, about Provision 603 of the Senate Intelligence Authorization Act. The law, which is going to be passed by the Senate (and probably by the House if we don’t get moving on it) essentially forces Internet providers to turn over any information they believe may be linked to Read more

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MAG-Net member Cyber Attacked

Written by MAG-Net member Alfredo Lopez: Attackers continued their assault on May First/People Link operations Monday evening shutting down the organization’s website at https://mayfirst.org. All other services continue operating. The Denial of Service attack targeted the website but, as collateral damage, much of May First’s hosting system was paralyzed for a short time about 11:00 Read more

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Joseph Torres, CMJ Board Member Being Honored

Congratulation to Joseph Torres; Senior External Affairs Director of Free Press, CMJ Board member and long time media justice champion. Joe will be honored at the 33rd annual Everett C. Parker Lecture and Breakfast by the United Church of Christ’s media justice ministry on October 20th at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 945 G Read more

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Many Struggles, One Internet

Our friends at Faithful Internet released a new video through Thunderclap and generated a social media reach of over 1 million people.  The video targeted the Congressional Black Caucus and demonstrates why our communities need an Open Internet to organize for racial and social justice.