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Spotlight: International | Digital Rights

Electronic Frontier Foundation announces winners of 2017 Pioneer Awards

Whistleblower and activist Chelsea Manning, Techdirt editor and open internet advocate Mike Masnick, and IFEX executive director and global freedom of expression defender Annie Game are the distinguished winners of the 2017 Pioneer Awards, which recognize leaders who are extending freedom and innovation on the electronic frontier.

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