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USS Cole suspect raises court censorship issue

Defense lawyers Monday lost a bid to suspend proceedings at Guantanamo against the suspected mastermind of the USS Cole attack over revelations of outside government censorship. The issue first arose last week in pre-trial hearings for five accused 9/11 plotters when Judge James Pohl disclosed that, without his knowledge, someone…

Exclusive: Internet was never free or open and never will be, media studies prof. says

Author: If Americans want a truly free network, ‘we’ve got to build it from scratch’ Secrets outlet WikiLeaks’ continuing struggle to remain online in the face of corporate and government censorship is a striking example of something few truly realize: that the Internet is not and never has been democratically controlled,…