Month: January 2012

Freedom of the Press

Chicago cops are being advised that all of the 3,000 international journalists planning to cover the G-8 will be committing a felony when they turn on their audio devices to record the public arrests of protestors. Slate. I do not

Posted in Media, Society

SOPA and the power of the Internet

Firstly, there is an excellent explanation of SOPA’s potential impact here. Check out the video in the first link. What is so striking about this, apart from the breath-taking over-reach of the bills, is the about-face in Congress as a

Posted in Computers, Intellectual Property, Politics, Society

The Internet Will Enable World Peace

In today’s world, knowledge of others is greatly expanding because of video, social media and the Internet. When people around the world connect, see each other and communicate, they can identify with and recognize the humanity in strangers everywhere. This

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