Liz Gannes

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In Latest Internet Policy Win, ACTA Rejected by European Parliament

As expected, the European Parliament today rejected far-reaching copyright law ACTA, on a decisive vote of 478-39, with 165 abstentions. The international treaty still has support elsewhere in the world, including the U.S., but it hasn’t been ratified anywhere yet.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald