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Apparently, the European Union is discussing a legislative act that will ban all pornography in "media." The wording of this "media" is, as appropriate, not defined under the act itself, and goes ...
by Jaimas
Comment Count 55 comments on Thu Mar 07, 2013 at 10:24 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Short diary. Just wanted to note that Darrell Issa did an "ask me anything" on reddit this morning specifically about his call for a 2 year moratorium on internet legislation. http://www.reddit.com/...
by papa monzano
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Nov 28, 2012 at 12:07 PM PST with 8 Recommends
With this hilarious Onion video about Cloud computing it makes an important point: everyone is talking about "Cloud computing" but it seems like few know what it is. It's important to know what ...
by CartoonDiablo
Comment Count 107 comments on Sun Jul 29, 2012 at 11:43 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
Prompted by this bit of news, I have decided to examine the track record of the anti-internet, anti-speech, anti-file sharing, pro-corporate, Orwellian-named "Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement" (...
by Australian2
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jul 05, 2012 at 02:02 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Not a lot to say about this (I know, I should have at least 3 decent paragraphs...), but the photo of the European Parliament just after the vote is worth thousands of words (the ones that ACTA ...
by watercarrier4diogenes
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Jul 04, 2012 at 03:56 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
In a stunning reversal brought about by massive European protests, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) has been overwhelmingly rejected by the European Union's Parliament in a vote of 478-...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Jul 04, 2012 at 11:06 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
The Words That Get You A Big Brother You May Not Want! Government monitoring of emails, Tweets, Facebook posts, Instant Messages or for that matter, just about any social media outlets that ...
by Jillian Barclay
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed May 30, 2012 at 09:23 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Under a president deemed worthy of the Nobel Peace Prize, the will of the authoritarian tyrant caste is being written permanently into American law. H.R. 347/S1794, otherwise known as the “...
by ZakkFlash
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Apr 19, 2012 at 07:20 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Or so the MPAA, RIAA, Facebook, and the government would have you believe. The defeat of SOPA has not proved to be a deterrent, it has been seen as a bump in the road. The foes of privacy are ...
by LostBuckeye
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Apr 18, 2012 at 07:00 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I know that the JOBS ( Justifying U nscrupulous B ucket S hops) Act has passed the Senate, or at least past its last major procedural hurdle. (It’s hard to tell from the stories.) I also know ...
by LunkHead
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Mar 22, 2012 at 11:17 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Yes, I know, that's not exactly something you expect to see posted on DKos -- at least, not posted in a non-ironic fashion -- but, as Kos has noted, the Republicans stepped up to the plate to oppose ...
by The Baptist Death Ray
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Mar 08, 2012 at 07:08 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Obviously, I didn't sign ACTA, but Slovenian Ambassador Helena Drnovšek Zorko wrote why she signed ACTA. For those of you who do not already ...
by nerve
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Feb 02, 2012 at 06:42 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Giants and Patsies bring their show to Indy to tee it up for Super 46. In other news #OWS Oakland bringing some, #OWS helps shut down SOPA, so the Corporatists come back with ACTA, bound and ...
by winkk
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Feb 01, 2012 at 09:51 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Do you want Mr. Obama to win the elections this fall? Then please help him by contacting him to tell him to stop doing one of the most boneheaded things a politician can do these days - alienate ...
by joe shikspack
Comment Count 62 comments on Fri Feb 03, 2012 at 05:32 AM PST with 64 Recommends
Apparently the Poles received a phone call from the U.S. embassy that was asking about the vote about internet privacy and censorship.
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Jan 30, 2012 at 06:00 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Giants and Patsies bring their show to Indy to tee it up for Super 46. In other news #OWS Oakland kicking ass, #OWS helps shut down SOPA, so the Corporatists come back with ACTA, bound and ...
by winkk
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Jan 29, 2012 at 09:02 PM PST with 0 Recommends
If you thought the battle over Internet censorship with SOPA and PIPA was over, think again. Anon has issued an ultimatum... jump the squiggle!
by Clive all hat no horse Rodeo
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Jan 29, 2012 at 04:20 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Legacy media companies are pushing hard for legislation to shield them from competition. They might be better off if they worked at improving their offerings. Cross posted ...
by danps
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Jan 28, 2012 at 03:06 AM PST with 33 Recommends
Nobody seems to be talking about it yet, so here goes. Hot on the tail of SOPA/PIPA's failure to get rammed through the Legislative Branch thanks to our collective intervention, a new threat has ...
by Jaimas
Comment Count 46 comments on Fri Jan 27, 2012 at 08:35 PM PST with 60 Recommends
Was killing SOPA and PIPA (and what we learned in the process) a demonstration of Democracy in Action or exhibit A proving that our democracy has been hijacked?
by Dennis Trainor Jr
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Jan 26, 2012 at 10:21 AM PST with 2 Recommends