Tag - censorship

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SOPA: How to Turn Their Big Bad Weapon...

So. SOPA is happening (Wikipedia, which is always right, definition here; latest madness about it here). I will be amazed if it doesn’t get passed. And before I tell you what my reaction is, I would urge you to read my rationale behind...

The German Internet Freedom Charlie Foxtrot

Quick note from Widge: One of the best things about having international contributors is we can get info from people who are “on the ground” where stuff is actually happening. So Dom decided to send us his take on the recent news...

#AmazonFail: The Day After

So my previous rant regarding #AmazonFail garnered a lot of traffic. This appears to be the hot topic of the day as I figured it would be. I did state I would wait for official word from Amazon and to their credit, I did receive it–the...

Bill Hicks Returns to The Letterman Show

Bill Hicks returns to David Letterman‘s show. Seriously. Mary Hicks, Bill’s mom, is going to be on the show tomorrow night to introduce footage that got axed from Bill’s appearance in 1993. Apparently the show’s...

Stuff You Need to Know, Tuesday, December...

The trailer for 9 is out…although I have no idea what they’re going to do since this is not the musical but a Tim Burton-produced animated flick. But this does look promising with an excellent cast. Direct link for the...

UK Culture Secretary Isn’t Against...

Okay, here it comes. UK Culture Secretary Andy Burnham wants to work with the Obama administration to apply “new standards of decency” to the Web. Read this next paragraph carefully. For the full context, here’s the article...

Odds and Ends for 12-19-2005

I love the smell of random links in the morning. Smells like…easy content. Falling at the speed of sound? Man, you could outdrag a Chevrolet! An advent calendar Siege and I can appreciate. For Christ’s sake, don’t tell...