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  • Black out this, Wikipedia

     
    Salon's Glenn Greenwald offers a sobering reflection on last week's successful SOPA/PIPA protests in his column,"Two lessons from the Megaupload seizure": It’s wildly under-appreciated how unrestrained is the government’s power to do what it...
  • MPAA's Dodd warns Washington not to let pirates sink PIPA/SOPA

     
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's decision on Friday to put off a vote on the controversial Protect Intellectual Property Act in the Senate next week was hailed by Silicon Valley but brought a stern warning from Hollywood's chief lobbyist....
  • Yo, ho -- a challenge to pirates and protesters

     
    Duff McKagan Guns N' Roses' founding bassist, has a good point about SOPA/PIPA: Internet piracy has claimed half of the recorded music business, and made the prospect of making a living as a musician harder for artists of all rank......
  • What if solar storms knocked out the Internet?

     
    Solar flares: Imagining a world in which the solar flares wiped out the Internet....
  • Hmmm, 'Emmanuel Goldstein'...What kind of name is that?

     
    From Wikipedia, a timely literary refresher: Emmanuel Goldstein is a character in George Orwell's classic dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. He is the number one enemy of the people according to Big Brother and the Party, who heads a mysterious and.......
  • Tweets deny that Anonymous will try to hack into Facebook

     
    Anonymous has lobbed many online attacks against high-profile websites but so far, the hacktivist group has never struck the world's largest social network, Facebook. And, if you believe most Anonymous connected Twitter accounts, that won't be changing...
  • Israel's national photo collection being released for free use

     
    The Israeli government is gradually releasing its National Photo Collection from copyright restrictions....
  • Whitney Houston's death spurs deluge of new Kindle e-book titles

     
    Enterprising ebook authors published six books about Whitney Houston's death that very same day....
  • A current event

     
    U.S. military researchers have had great success using transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS)– in which they hook you up to what’s essentially a 9-volt battery and let the current flow through your brain. After a few years of lab...
  • Q+LA Lucy Liu

     
    The actress talks policing on Southland, finding her voice...and maybe not being as tough as nails as her rep...
  • Nick Cannon signs on to judge social media's Shorty Awards

     
    Nick Cannon will be among those judging this year's Shorty Awards in March. Nick Cannon has joined the Real-Time Academy, which presents the Shorty Awards for social media....