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Suggestion: A paid Reblog Opt-Out

(Updated 2:30 pm, Jan. 13, 2012) It’s an old but ongoing discussion — WordPress’s Reblog feature. Many of us have complained to WordPress for several years that we don’t like […]

Europe to protest ACTA on Feb. 11

Europe is getting fired up for ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) protests Saturday, February 11. There’s much less activity in the U.S. because our government has already signed the trade agreement. […]

SOPA/PIPA, ACTA, TTP: Where does it end?

Hoo, boy. I hadn’t even gotten around to commenting on ACTA, the international Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Act, which was negotiated in virtual secrecy, but now there’s discussion of a new intellectual […]

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The long arm of U.S. copyright law

My, my, how convenient. What fortuitous timing. A major Internet file-sharing site based in Hong Kong,, was shut down yesterday, just a day after America’s anti-SOPA/PIPA blackout. New Zealand […]

The Day the LOLcats Died

Just want to spotlight (for after the blackout) a clever little anti-censorship video, The Day the LOLcats Died. The video appears today on I Can Haz Cheeseburger, mecca for lovers […]