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NDAD INSIGHTS Artifact history of disability in America now offered online
Check out a new national online exhibit -- EveryBody: An Artifact History of Disability in America (http://everybody.si.edu/) -- from the Smithsonian's Natural Museum of American History.
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The role state Rep. Blair Thoreson, a Fargo Republican, serves with a national conservative group has him leading an effort to block a change in federal law to allow state prosecutors to go after websites that host ads for child sex trafficking.
Top law enforcement officers across the country are pushing Congress for greater authority to go after a booming online industry that hosts ads for child sex traffickers. But they are encountering opposition from an unexpected source — conservative state lawmakers who fear a government clamp down on Internet businesses.
Wrinkled and skinny at first, the translucent, jellyfish-shaped balloons that Google released this week from a frozen field in the heart of New Zealand's South Island hardened into shiny pumpkins as they rose into the blue winter skies above Lake Tekapo, passing the first big test of a lofty goal to get the entire planet online.
News that the U.S. government has been snooping on Internet users worldwide came as little surprise to global netizens, who said Friday they have few expectations of online privacy as governments increasingly monitor people's digital lives, often with Internet companies' acquiescence.
A criminal complaint says 19-year-old Dylan Bendix posted the photos along with a lewd comment last August. The complaint says his ex-girlfriend was 17 when she sent the photos to Bendix at his request in 2011.
The U.S. Senate is poised for a final vote Monday on a bill that would give states the authority to force online retailers to collect sales taxes on goods shipped to places like North Dakota and Minnesota.
Before the sun sets on Sunshine Week, March 10-16, take a minute to consider these words from the Sunlight Foundation: “Public equals online.” We’re in the age of the Internet, an age in which it won’t be long before much of the content of the Library of Congress and will be available and searchable online.
A grieving Oregon mother who battled Facebook for full access to her deceased son's account has been pushing for years for something that would prevent others from losing photos, messages and other memories — as she did.
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