Tag Archive: SOPA

Jul 31 2012

Will the rebirth of Digg.com be good enough to save it?


For a lot of people, Digg used to be the standard in finding the latest and greatest news on the Internet, but after years of a lack of attention and abuse of the power users of Digg, the site has fallen on bad times. Really bad times… More and more users are leaving Digg because …

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Apr 27 2012

US Congress Votes Early on CISPA to avoid Cyber-Backlash


It’s not bad enough that citizens of the Internet have to deal with new technology, new standards and new fires dodge everyday; but it seems lately the archenemy of the Internet is going to be censorship. Governments seem to think that the Internet has been unregulated for too long and it’s time that the dimwitted …

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Feb 21 2012

Rant: It’s all about who wants to control the Internet

I was reading an article from the Wall Street Journal and I just had to stop… It infuriates me to read these articles… The Internet is so powerful a tool for knowledge and business and innovation; and changing so much everyday because of the openness of it; sharing ideas and information— it’s awesome, but then …

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Jan 31 2012

ACTA, SOPA and PIPA: Threats to the Internet way

One of the beautiful things about the Internet is the ability to exchange information freely with many other people on the planet without fear of having that information silenced. when legislation was proposed for censoring the Internet with SOPA and PIPA, the Internet rose up in protest to say that giving power to censor the …

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Jan 19 2012

Humor: Fun with Google and SOPA


Google is one of those wonderful tools that if you ask it a question it tries to predict the question; ones that people have posed thousands of times before. So, I went to ask Google; ‘SOPA is…’ And all these are correct… except ‘passed’. This just goes to show how hard Google is working for …

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Jan 19 2012

SOPA: going dark- did it get any attention?


While several of the largest websites [Like Digg, Facebook and Twitter] didn’t do anything for SOPA [not even a banner of text], there was an impact yesterday [January 18th]. A difference was made in awareness and attention has been brought to the world. The people of the Internet have shown they have a voice and …

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Jan 18 2012

The SOPA Blackout…

On January 18th, if you went to search something on Google you saw something interesting a black mark over where the word Google [logo] used to be. This is the way Google decided to protest the legislation that’s being proposed… The link on the bottom urges people to contact their congressman and to NOT censor …

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Jan 17 2012

Site Blackout: LEHSYS is against SOPA


This is a notice that tomorrow [January 18th, 2012] LEHSYS will be part of the protest against SOPA and from 8am to 8pm LEHSYS is going to be part of the ‘blackout’.  The repercusions of what SOPA could do to the Internet as we know it could be massive. Unlike the people who are supposed …

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