Around the Dial: Blog for Choice Day round-up

What’s happening “around the dial”? Here’s a round-up of some of the many Blog for Choice Day participants… Arse Poetica: “I believe in making the world a better, more equitable, safer place. I believe in trusting women. I believe that personal sovereignty and physical integrity are basic human rights. I believe with every fiber of my being that no one, nothing, no institution, no government, no husband, no father, no mother, no family, should have power over the mind and body of a competent person of free will.” ...more

Blog for Choice Day: January 22, 2006

This Sunday, more than 200 bloggers will be shaking up the blogsophere (and beyond) by participating in Blog for Choice Day. Similar to Creek Running North’s Blog Against Racism Day, Blog for Choice Day is a coordinated online event in which pro-choice bloggers will be posting on the right to have an abortion. The geographical base is American, and aims to address the threats to this constitutional right in the U.S., however, pro-choice bloggers from around the world are encouraged to participate! ...more

For me it was a combination of it being very personal and of having said it all before, over and ...more

Legal tips for bloggers: Audio advice from experts

From the BlogHer Conference '05 archive Do you own the comments people leave on your blog? Will Creative Commons work for your online novel? What if you get a cease-and-desist letter from a lawyer? If you've ever wondered about your legal rights as a blogger--or even what you can get away with--help is at hand. Meet Wendy Seltzer, Special Projects Coordinator with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Lauren Gelman, Associate Director of Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society. As a teaser to their BlogHer Con session July 30 with moderator Jennifer Collins, I recorded conversations with both attorneys about their recent work against legal attempts to silence bloggers. ...more