Get ’doze ’phones Those Google people really don’t like Iphones.
Most interesting find of the night.
Thanks Internet, you have delivered yet again.
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The goal of CISPA is to completely eliminate any sort of privacy online. It really is a Big Brother bill, and that isn’t hyperbole.
CISPA is orders of magnitude worse than SOPA/PIPA. We need to mobilize like we did before, and stop this.
Agreed. And from what I’ve read, not too many people know about this.
Next step: control over the internet This graphic sums up CISPA pretty well.
A more correct analogy would be someone that takes left over food from restaurants and gives it to the poor. The intended audience are no source of income to the movie industry. The Kabul Best Buy does not carry the latest movie last time I checked, nor are the soldiers likely to see this stuff on the silver screen. They will not be “missed” by other intended users like your pipe organs were. No, movies are not required sustenance like food, but if it helps a few of the soldiers feel as if they are appreciated or gives hope to some of them for returning to a normal life, it will be worth the price.
What will the internet be like after SOPA? Imagine a library ﬁlled with nothing but ﬂiers, catalogues, and calling cards. That will be the internet in a nutshell. If content holders go crazy with copyright complaints, the only websites left will be sites belonging to companies with teams of lawyers, or advertising sites, or personal or organizational sites made by people who know how to build non-copyright infringing sites, none of which will have comment sections. In other words, it will be boring.