Freedom Defense

Wix, an Israeli company that provides a platform to create websites, has taken down two sites belonging to exiled Brazilian activist and blogger Allan dos Santos. Santos is considered a supporter of President Jair Bolsonaro, who is locked in a bitter political feud ahead of the October elections, not only with the opposition but also with the likes...

"Just two years ago in our landmark legal case, the courts agreed that this technology violates our rights and threatens our liberties. This expansion of mass surveillance tools has no place on the streets of a rights-respecting democracy," said Liberty lawyer Megan Goulding. Goulding argued that oppressive-by-design technology can never be...

If the OSA becomes law, life in the weeks and months thereafter will go on as before. The CRTC is not likely to start flexing its bigger muscles immediately. It will take more than just weeks or months for the CRTC to learn how to use the new powers given to it by the OSA. But human nature and the...

Talking about the tragedy of Assange without addressing the transformation of governance and without painting a detailed picture of who actually makes the decisions, is disservice for the public, one that misleads and that keeps us from focusing on the real source of the problem in institutional decay, and the real revolutionary solution.

The recent COVID misbehavior of the CDC, supported by Big Tech's censorship, gives us a chilling example of what such a formalized partnership would entail: government/corporate fully regulated speech and thought and servitude. Without free speech, we would no longer be free citizens of a free nation.

The unspoken objective of Assange's indictment is to create a legal precedent which will enable Washington and its allies to arrest independent and anti-war journalists indiscriminately. What is at stake, -revealed by Wikileaks- is that politicians in high office are the architects of war crimes. To protect them and sustain their legitimacy, they...

"I invested in Twitter as I believe in its potential to be the platform for free speech around the globe, and I believe free speech is a societal imperative for a functioning democracy. "However, since making my investment I now realize the company will neither thrive nor serve this societal imperative in its current form. Twitter needs to be...