2011: When IP was King

2011: The Year Intellectual Property Trumped Civil Liberties http://t.co/TyBWYzvm “Any civil liberties agenda was a complete non-starter with Congress and the Obama administration,” said Cindy Cohn, the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s legal director. “They had no interest in finding any balance in civil liberties.” * * * All told, the government has seized more than 350 […]

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The Protect IP Act: Big Brother’s Nickname is “PIPA.”

  If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter. ~ George Washington (1732-1799) At the expense of legitimate commerce, PIPA’s prescription takes an overreaching approach to policing the Internet when a more balanced and targeted approach would be more effective. The collateral […]

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