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Global Internet Ownership

Taylor Turner Political Writer On March 14, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced its decision to allow its contract with the Internet Corporation for Names and Numbers (ICANN) to expire. This removes the United State’s federal government oversight of the internet, particularly its “authority over the system of Web addresses and domain names.” The recent decision has arisen in part due the United States’ intelligence community, including the National Security Agency, growth in internet surveillance. The announcement is regarded by some as a move to strengthen the internet…

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Highlights of the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference

Taylor L. Turner Staff Writer Last Saturday, March 8th, concluded the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) held in Washington D.C.  The Conference’s speakers delivered passionate addresses filled with pointed and astute criticisms of the President’s leadership. Kentucky Senator and Straw Poll winner Rand Paul delivered a fiery speech calling for Americans to restore “lovers of liberty” to government offices.  Paul expressed his deep concern that the Constitutional rights and liberties of Americans are being jeopardized by the Obama Administration.   He criticized the President for his failure in protecting Americans…

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