Not That Kind Of SOPA

I wish I had something witty, intelligent or insightful to say about SOPA. I think it is wrong to censor the internet. I also think that piracy and plagiarism is wrong too. Does that cover it? Tell me if I'm missing something. ...more

Understand the Internet Strike: SOPA, PIPA and a Free Internet

Today, January 18, 2012, a number of web sites are going dark to protest two bills currently before Congress that, if passed, could have a chilling effect on freedom of the intenet. The bill in the House is H.R. 3261: The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), while the Senate bill, S.968: PROTECT-IP Act of 2011, is commonly known as PIPA. ...more
Seriously, doesn't congress have more important issues to deal with? Is taking over control of ...more

Where was Google when NDAA Got Signed?

Do our rights to internet supersede the right to a fair trial? Where was Google or anyone on the internet channels or networks when THAT got signed? I am infuriated- their whole campaign to keep our internet rights is not in OUR interest but THEIRS. The only reason why they are protesting is because they have a business invested in the internet. Without the internet the way it is today they would have no money and that’s that. Their add campaigns, public sharing sites would be shut down. But what about our right to an attorney, to trial????...more

Protesting SOPA

Kristen Daukas...more

We Need to Talk about Piracy (But We Must Stop SOPA First)

Much to my happiness, the internets are in a frenzy about the "Stop Online Piracy Act" (aka SOPA) and a similar bill: "PROTECT IP Act." There's a lot to these bills - and the surrounding furor - and I'm not going to go into it, but I recommend reading the actual bill and Open Congress info, the Wikipedia article, EFF's blog, and the various links at Stop American Censorship...more
https://www.google.com/landing/takeaction/ is one petition going around. Also, worth checking ...more