Backward progress for the Land of the Free. The rest of the world surpasses us.

U.N. declares internet access a basic human right.

http://www.theatlanticwire.com/technology/2011/06/united-nations-wikileaks-internet-human-rights/38526/

 

Meanwhile...in America

U.S. demonstrates willingness to shut down communications networks in August protests in New York

http://www.zeropaid.com/news/95101/us-cell-phone-provider-shuts-down-services-to-disrupt-potential-protest/

And...

U.S. FCC sets standards for further shut downs of internet, cell phones and other communications.

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2011/12/05/fcc-to-set-standards-for-disconnecting-americans-communications/

Also...

Police forces begining to include Occupiers as "terrorists."

http://www.blacklistednews.com/UK_Police_include_Occupy_movement_on_%27terror%27_list_/16868/0/0/0/Y/M.html

And...

U.S. set to declare the States a "battlezone," allowing them to arrest anyone, for any reason or none, and detain them indefinitely.

http://blog.buzzflash.com/node/13190

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Comment by Steph S. on December 7, 2011 at 5:46pm

I will check those links out. Thanks

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