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Facebook’s New Data & Political Ad Transparency Rules: What Campaigns & Advocates Need to Know

e.politics: online advocacy tools & tactics - April 06, 2018 2238

Facebook fades

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What’s Wrong With This Picture?

BuzzMachine - April 04, 2018 2139

Facebook is on its way to hiring 20,000 people to identify the hate and bile that we, the people, leave there because laws — Germany’s NetzDG, among others — and media demand it. Let me repeat that: 20,000 employees. Now consider that the total number of daily newspaper journalists in America was 32,900 in 2015 and is probably below 30,000 today. 20,000 shit-pickers vs. 30,000 […]


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Top Ten Progressive Advocacy Facebook Posts (3/26 to 4/2/2018)

e.politics: online advocacy tools & tactics - April 02, 2018 2013

Top Facebook Advocacy Posts

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Making Roseanne and Racism Ready for Prime Time

BuzzMachine - April 02, 2018 2010

In the long ago, when I was the TV critic for TV Guide, I liked Roseanne. Above, see my credentials. Now, not so much. I had to force myself to watch Roseanne’s reboot just to see what is being foisted on America by ABC — especially because this network’s parent company, Disney, will soon have as its largest […]


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Oblivious DNS: Plugging the Internet’s Biggest Privacy Hole

Freedom to Tinker - April 01, 2018 1984

by Annie Edmundson, Paul Schmitt, Nick Feamster The recent news that Mozilla and Cloudflare are deploying their own DNS recursive resolver has once again raised hopes that users will enjoy improved privacy, since they can send DNS traffic encrypted to Cloudflare, rather than to their ISP. In this post, we explain why this approach only […]