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Phrase: Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for themselves.

Author: Aaron Swartz (the late founder of DemandProgress)

Meaning: You know how essential net neutrality is to a free society. Big Cable has the power, and they’re very close to keeping it for themselves.

Website: https://demandprogress.org/ (Report broken link)

Date: 2018-05-16 23:17:47

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Phrase: Behind the scenes

Meaning: That is, secretly.

Examples:
Those politicians have been enriching themselves behind the scenes, and should be put behind bars, but they never will.
What are politicians that rule behind the scenes? Are they democrats or pseudodemocrats?

Date: 2018-05-10 19:03:18

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Phrase: The tip of the iceberg

Meaning: There is much more behind the scenes, that is, we only know a small portion of what is going on.

Example:
Those cases of corruption are only the tip of the iceberg. I am sure there are many more, and that we will never discover them.

Date: 2018-05-10 19:03:03

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Phrase: Chapter and verse

Meaning: Explain something thoroughly, without omitting any detail.

Examples:
She gave me a chapter-and-verse explanation about the incident.
That book is my favourite. I have read it so many times that I can quote you chapter and verse on anything you do not understand.

Date: 2018-02-16 19:24:13

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Phrase: Information is power

Date: 2017-04-12 16:27:14

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Phrase: In minute detail

Meaning: Very carefully: She studied their proposal in minute detail, that is, she considered every possible detail

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Phrase: Information is not knowledge

Author: Albert Einstein

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Phrase: The gory details

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Phrase: The nuts and bolts of something

Meaning: Practical and basic information: You should know the nuts and bolts of starting an Internet business before you jump in with both feet

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