By Lindey Pinto
August 2, 2012
U.S. spying bill CISPA defeated on the Senate floor
Congratulations to the U.S. groups who led the charge on this campaign including ACLU, EFF, Center for Democracy and Technology, DemandProgress, Fight for the Future, Free Press and others listed here.
We still have a long way to go before we've truly secured an open and surveillance-free Internet around the world, but the progress so far is truly remarkable. Today also saw the 100,000-mark for names on the petition against the TPP, a secretive and invasive international trade agreement that could become an Internet trap.