Category Archives: Copyright Issues in the Internet Age

(Something Witty About CISPA)

CISPA is bad for people with normal heads too. Information on contacting your representatives in the Senate available here. SOPA/PIPA went down; we can win this fight too, but only if we show up.

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American Censorshit Day

Read more about these bills here. Contact your Congressional Representatives here. Learn more about the “Bring It On” films here. Magic Love Hose makes comics for OsborneInk.com. He lives in Canada where he can lob grenades into America’s political process … Continue reading

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This Is Not a Drill

Regular readers know I’m the least likely person on Earth to subscribe to a new conspiracy theory. The so-called “PROTECT IP Act” ready to rocket through Congress is no theory, and its potential harm to the internet is not a … Continue reading

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Operation Winter Soldier (UPDATE)

About two hundred and fifty people turned up in Washington DC’s Lafayette park across Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House last Thursday for mass civil disobedience. TheĀ  135 people arrested included Chris Hedges, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, as well … Continue reading

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Yes, News Corp, Go Behind That Paywall

It’s the best idea I’ve heard in ages: Rupert Murdoch wants to de-index from Google (which is less complicated than it sounds; you just insert a tiny string of HTML code) and go behind a paywall so that we rubes … Continue reading

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Roll Over, Orwell

Apropos of my previous post, all desire to own an e-book reader died yesterday as I read about Amazon.com erasing George Orwell’s books from thousands of Kindles: An Amazon spokesman, Drew Herdener, said in an e-mail message that the books … Continue reading

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