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Born Again

“There was no balance,” recalls James X. Dempsey, executive director of the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT), a wonkish Internet policy shop that aims to preserve civil liberties in the digital age. “There were no rules.” When the TIA story broke in November 2002, Dempsey mobilized a left-right coalition of libertarian organizations and politicians […]