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Rebecca Mackinnon

Rebecca MacKinnon (born September 16, 1969) is an author, researcher, Internet freedom advocate, and co-founder of the citizen media network Global Voices Online. She is notable as a former CNN journalist who headed the CNN bureaus in Beijing and later in Tokyo. She is on the Board of Directors of the Committee to Protect Journalists, a founding board member of the Global Network Initiative and is currently director of the Ranking Digital Rights project at the New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute.

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After Secretary Clinton announced in January 2010 that Internet freedom would be a major pillar of U ...

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Thanks to the Internet in general and social media in particular, the Chinese people now have a mech ...

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There is no country on Earth where Internet and telecommunications companies do not face at least so ...

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Intermediary liability' means that the intermediary, a service that acts as 'intermediate' conduit f ...

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I think one of the problems I think with a lot of people in high school is that people don't think o ...

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I lived in China for 9 years straight. I saw how my Chinese friends benefited and gained much more f ...

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It is time to stop debating whether the Internet is an effective tool for political expression and i ...

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Digital power is every bit as likely to be abused as physical power, but is often more insidious bec ...

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The Egyptian Revolution makes it clear, if anybody was in doubt, that digital technologies are going ...

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The Internet is a politically contested space.

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We like to think of the Internet as a border-busting technology.

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Facebook is blocked in mainland China, but is used heavily by the rest of the Chinese-speaking world ...

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Social networking platforms like Facebook and Twitter should be urged to adhere to business practice ...

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Nobody is forcing anybody who is uncomfortable with the terms of service to use Facebook. Executives ...

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The Internet is an empowering force for people who are protesting against the abuse of power.

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