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Previously, I was testing a wiki to use to offer free online courses and learning affinity spaces, but now that old mostly-empty shell will redirect back to the blog, where I’ll announce any future learning spaces I’m running.
The Copyright Alliance (an organization committed to “upholding the contributions of copyright to the fiscal health of this nation and for the good of creators, owners and consumers around the world”) has a new post up for Valentines Day lamenting that some SOPA opponents, who at first seemed to agree on the need to battle […]
Sam Stein on the Huffington Post: WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s campaign is reconfiguring its approach to powerful super PACs, worried the president’s re-election prospects could be overwhelmed by conservative groups raising and spending unlimited amounts of money. The president’s advisers have signaled to donors that he will soften, for the time being, his long-standing […]
Big media tech journalist David Pogue posted about the enormous SOPA/PIPA protests that potentially killed the bills for now, but probably not forever — these bills themselves are the successors to the failed COICA legislation from 2010, and it may not be long before language like this shows up again… so keep those pitchforks handy […]
Today, many important websites are “going dark” to protest the anti-piracy bills working their way through the US Congress. I’m joining in this protest, because I think the bills would “break” the Internet as we know it, as the only medium known to humanity that could enable virtually anyone to access speech published by virtually […]