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Facebook Bets on Local News

February 14, 2018
By Chris Haugh

On January 29, 2018, Mark Zuckerberg took to Facebook to announce a new media initiative for the social media giant.

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Net Neutrality: What’s at Stake and Why It Matters

January 11, 2018
By Georgia Travers

On December 14, 2017, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to eliminate the robust net neutrality protections put in place by the Obama Administration in 2015.

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ACLU v. NSA: How Greater Transparency Can Reduce the Chilling Effects of Mass Surveillance

December 6, 2017
By Paulina Perlin

In 1981, President Reagan issued Executive Order (E.O.) 12,333, which has since come to serve as a general charter for mass intelligence surveillance.

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A Possible Alternative to Secretive DNA Analysis

November 27, 2017
By Aislinn Klos

In October, MFIA worked with ProPublica to lift a protective order on the source code for the New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner’s (OCME) “Forensic Statistical Tool” (FST).

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