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Freedom to Connect 2013 kicks off today.
According to its website, Freedom to Connect brings “brings under-represented people and issues into the Washington, DC based federal policy discussion to promote Internet freedom, to preserve Internet values such as public protocols and universal connectivity, and to promote the use of the Internet for people-oriented purposes.” Click here for this year’s webcast.
You might remember the talk by the late Aaron Schwartz at last year’s conference.
Time World reports that “cardinals begin pre-conclave meetings amid scandals.”
Miners in Australia fired for performing their version of The Harlem Shake underground, according to BBC News.
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