Rebecca Mackinnon

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  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Consent of the Networked'

    In the United States, a country that fosters innovation and upholds freedom, it can be difficult to imagine circumstances in which citizens use the Internet as anything but a platform for productivity via sites like Google, Twitter or Facebook. Within the first chapter of "Consent of the Networked," author Rebecca MacKinnon shows that for some parts of the world, however, the Internet provides much more.

  • U.S., Microsoft to meet Chinese Web regulators

    Microsoft and the State Department are under fire for their participation in a closed-door Internet conference this week organized with the architects of China's repressive policies of Web self-censorship and surveillance.

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