Alberto Gonzales, who for months has been the focus of inquiries into the alleged politically-motivated firing of U.S. Attorneys, stepped down this week from his post as the nation’s top law enforcement official.
Archives for August 2007
What edits on Wikipedia have been made by the CIA, McDonalds , FOX News , and the Vatican ? A new online tool called WikiScanner reveals answers to such questions. As the Web encyclopedia that anyone can edit, Wikipedia encourages participants to adopt online user names, but it also lets contributors be recognized by their […]
Timothy Hill, the press secretary of first district Congressman David Davis and brother of Tennessee Representative Matthew Hill, is facing criticism. Just days ago, he admitted to using a congressional office computer to edit the Wikipedia sites of both his boss and brother, both republicans, removing what he called inaccurate and unflattering information. The […]
NCAC is concerned that in its efforts to curb child pornography, the government is pursuing a course that will apply overly broad restrictions to speech and images that are not obscene or pornographic, potentially criminalizing legitimate, constitutionally-protected forms of art and speech.
In early August, Blogging for Michigan (a citizen-owned and operated site devoted to Michigan politics) was blocked from State Senate computers by Mike Bishop, the State Senate Majority Leader. The incident recalls last summer’s internet censorship struggles in Kentucky, over which a lawsuit is currently pending in U.S. District Court. In this case, rapid response […]