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  • Latest Action: Oct 19, 2012 Committee on Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe. Joint hearings held.

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  • 100% of users support H.R.3605

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  • H.R.3605 has been viewed 2,896 times

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    • Freedom House

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    • On January 16, 2012, by GamerLEN - Hel-lo! Where the hell was this hiding during all that SOPA/PIPA insanity?

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • East Asia: China, Internet Freedom, and U.S. Policy - July 25, 2012 by Alerts - In the 112th Congress, the Global Online Freedom Act (H.R. 3605) would require U.S. companies to disclose any censorship or surveillance technology that they provide to Internet-restricting countries. It also would bar U.S. ...

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      As noted by Alerts on July 25, 2012, "In the 112th Congress, the Global Online Freedom Act (H.R. 3605) would require U.S. companies to disclose any censorship or surveillance technology that they provide to Internet-restricting countries. It also would bar U.S. ..." (/url?q=http://eastern-asia.blogspot.com/2012/07/china-internet-freedom-and-us-policy.html&sa=U&ei=q7YSUKb0F5Gi8gTW7IGgBA&ved=0CCcQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNGKxuE9aM5CvYSRjcS7IKpIYIbinw)
    • REPORT – China, Internet Freedom, and U.S. Policy » The Web ... - July 24, 2012 by Gio - In the 112th Congress, the Global Online Freedom Act (H.R. 3605) would require U.S. companies to disclose any censorship or surveillance technology that they provide to Internet-restricting countries. It also would bar U.S. ...

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      As noted by Gio on July 24, 2012, "In the 112th Congress, the Global Online Freedom Act (H.R. 3605) would require U.S. companies to disclose any censorship or surveillance technology that they provide to Internet-restricting countries. It also would bar U.S. ..." (/url?q=http://www.giovanninavarria.com/blog/report-china-internet-freedom-and-u-s-policy.html&sa=U&ei=C4wVUI2yEOmF0QGziIGoDQ&ved=0CCMQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNHBkpo4zLt-XU-sGFYtYn-ENqinpg)
    • REPORT – China, Internet Freedom, and U.S. Policy » The Web ... - July 24, 2012 by Gio - In the 112th Congress, the Global Online Freedom Act (H.R. 3605) would require U.S. companies to disclose any censorship or surveillance technology that they provide to Internet-restricting countries. It also would bar U.S. ...

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      As noted by Gio on July 24, 2012, "In the 112th Congress, the Global Online Freedom Act (H.R. 3605) would require U.S. companies to disclose any censorship or surveillance technology that they provide to Internet-restricting countries. It also would bar U.S. ..." (/url?q=http://www.giovanninavarria.com/blog/report-china-internet-freedom-and-u-s-policy.html&sa=U&ei=aFwRUMizG8uF0QHZw4C4Dw&ved=0CB8QmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNFdPDwnLUP6QCpvIdFQhG9vKWVXXA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Kaine issues statement on Supreme Court ruling in Arizona immigration case - June 26, 2012 by Roanoke Times - H.R.3605:, introduced 10/22/91] • 1994: Allen Said Children Born In the US To Illegal Immigrants Should Not Be Given Citizenship. One major ingredient in the problem, Allen suggests, is that “if someone comes in illegally and gives birth to ...

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      As noted by Roanoke Times on June 26, 2012, "H.R.3605:, introduced 10/22/91] • 1994: Allen Said Children Born In the US To Illegal Immigrants Should Not Be Given Citizenship. One major ingredient in the problem, Allen suggests, is that “if someone comes in illegally and gives birth to ..." (http://blogs.roanoke.com/politics/2012/06/26/kaine-issues-statement-on-supreme-court-ruling-in-arizona-immigration-case/)
    • Bill Promoting Online Freedom is Passed by Key House Subcommittee - March 28, 2012 by TMCnet - The provisions added by Smith through an amendment in the nature of a substitute (For the amended text of H.R. 3605 http://www.csce.gov/index.cfm'Fuseaction=Files.Download&FileStoreid=2250) are designed to significantly help democratic activists ...

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      As noted by TMCnet on March 28, 2012, "The provisions added by Smith through an amendment in the nature of a substitute (For the amended text of H.R. 3605 http://www.csce.gov/index.cfm'Fuseaction=Files.Download&FileStoreid=2250) are designed to significantly help democratic activists ..." (http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/-bill-promoting-online-freedom-passed-key-house-subcommittee-/2012/03/28/6220679.htm)
    • Bill Targets Internet Censoring, Surveillance in Repressive Countries - March 28, 2012 by TMCnet - As amended, H.R. 3605 now requires Internet companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges to disclose to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) how they conduct their human rights due diligence, including with regard to the collection and ...

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      As noted by TMCnet on March 28, 2012, "As amended, H.R. 3605 now requires Internet companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges to disclose to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) how they conduct their human rights due diligence, including with regard to the collection and ..." (http://fixed-mobile-convergence.tmcnet.com/news/2012/03/28/6220437.htm)
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