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Alfredo Lopez is a member of the This Can't Be Happening on-line publication collective where he covers technology and Co-Chair of the Leadership Committee of May First/People Link.

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Thursday, July 3, 2014      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
In Egypt and Pakistan: Profiles in Courage and Repression As bad as things get for our movement in this country, we are not yet feeling the full throttle of repression and, if one needs a reminder of that and perhaps a profile of what's in store for us if we don't organize now, the situation facing Internet activists in the Middle East provides it.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Companies Scuffle with the FCC on Net Neutrality A minor dispute between companies and the FCC over Net Neutrality could give some space to a more meaningful debate and more powerful movement.

Friday, January 31, 2014 (6 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Federal Court Trashes Net Neutrality... and the Internet The federal courts have now destroyed net neutrality as the operative principle on the Internet. Maybe it's time to take the Internet back from private corporations.

Thursday, December 19, 2013 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
My Experience with Obama(doesn't)care Obamacare improves the lives of lots of people but some of us are left out and that exposes what it's really about: a bail-out of the insurance and health-care industries.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Hero and the Villains: the Jeremy Hammond Sentence The Jeremy Hammond case is about repression, entrapment, and the use of Internet activists to unwittingly spy on the rest of the world. Hammond is jailed but the criminal is the U.S. government.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 (13 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
NSA Intercepted Data from Google and Yahoo Servers; Monitors Nearly Everyone's Internet Use The recent revelations demonstrate that the NSA surveillance isn't just spying, it's dangerous and potentially repressive government gangsterism.

Friday, October 11, 2013 (14 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Stallman, FOSS and the Adobe Nightmare Adobe's embarrassing super-security failure is about more than its security. It's about whether software is free and open-source and why so much of it is not.

Saturday, September 21, 2013 (5 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Attacking Net Neutrality Once Again Lurking behind last week's courtroom arguments is a clear picture of the difference between the corporate vision of the Internet's future and the way the rest of us want it.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
When Posting a Website Link is a Crime Journalist Barrett Brown did something you do all the time: he posted a link to a public webpage. He's now facing 105 years in jail for doing that.

Saturday, September 7, 2013 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Snowden's Latest: The NSA Has Effectively Destroyed Internet Privacy The latest Snowden revelations demonstrate that the intent of government spying has been not only to assault privacy but to make it impossible to achieve.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Firings at AOL Patch: A Study in Corporate Myopia How could a major technology company like AOL so deeply misread the culture and the irreversible changes that have taken place in news coverage and how reflective is that of the corporate Internet?

Tuesday, August 13, 2013      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Lavabit: A Profile in Corporate Principles and Personal Courage The government went about privacy-protecting email provider Lavabit. Rather than give up the files the government was seeking, Lavabit closed its doors. The 350,000 users who lost email services are the collateral damage of a government war on people's communications.

Monday, July 22, 2013      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Track and Truth: Manning and the "Other" Surveillance System Two developments last week are linked by a profoundly perverted notion of the Internet and a destructive vision of what it should become. They highlight, taken in tandem, a truly frightening development.

Sunday, July 14, 2013 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Jay-Z's App and Obama's Criminal Enterprise A musical giant's new app and album, the ongoing crime of our government and how they're linked.

Thursday, July 4, 2013 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Snowden Controversy and Our Legacy of Choices Many issues lurk behind the Snowden controversy, and its coverage, but the main one may have to do with how we use the Internet and how we can reclaim our privacy.

Sunday, June 23, 2013 (8 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Lessons of the Snowden Revelations: You are the Target! Everybody's talking about Snowden, his revelations and their significance. But government officials and their subservients in the mainstream media aren't participating in a debate; they are attempting to avoid one. It's to hide the most important truth: we, the people of the United States, are the real target of this surveillance.

Friday, June 7, 2013 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Privacy Disappears in a Prism Revelations about Internet information capture and phone data collection show that the right to privacy is no longer recognized in this country.

Thursday, June 6, 2013      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The 'Cloudy' Skies Corporations Want to Sell You It seems like a great idea but the "Cloud" takes away real ownership of your data and uses a potentially beneficial protocol to bad purposes.

Thursday, May 16, 2013 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The AP Seizures and the Frightening Web They've Uncovered The Justice Department seizure of AP phone records is horrible but what's behind it and what could horrible is a lot worse.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Social Networking Threatens the World Wide Web On Its 20th Birthday As the Web celebrates its 20th birthday, Social Networking may be arranging its funeral.

Thursday, April 25, 2013 (4 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Marathon Bombings, Privacy and the Question "Why?" The investigation and city "Shut-down" in Boston may do more harm long-term than the attacks themselves.

Friday, April 19, 2013      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Bradley Manning Update: How to Commit Espionage Without Trying! Last week's pre-trial hearings proved that Bradley Manning's co-defendant is the Internet and all of us who use it.

Friday, April 12, 2013      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
How Europe's Fight with Google Over Privacy Ignores Real Privacy Europe's challenge of Google on its privacy policy ignores us and our privacy.

Saturday, March 30, 2013 (24 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Day Adria Richards Said 'Not This Time!' Combatting Sexism in the Technology Community -- Aria Richards' rare act of principle!

Sunday, March 10, 2013 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Marisssa Mayer's Faustian Bargain The recent order by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, forbidding Yahoo employees from doing their Yahoo work at home raises serious and significant questions about technology, culture and women's role in both.