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TED.com – Defend our freedom to share (or why SOPA is a bad idea)

Clay Shirky deliv­ers a clear and cogent his­tory and expla­na­tion of PIPA/SOPA, walk­ing through through both the intent and what the ram­i­fi­ca­tions of the bill and how it changes the entire legal sys­tem under which web­sites operate.

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Posted in Art, Copyright, Culture, Politics, Quick Posts, Social Media, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/zGaYTn

Electronic Frontier Foundation – The Internet at its Best

EFF high­lights some of the largest sites that par­tic­i­pated in the SOPA/PIPA blackout.

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Posted in Copyright, Politics, Quick Posts, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/ylX65d

ArsTechnica – Wikipedia to join reddit in SOPA blackout Wednesday

I’ll also be post­ing a mes­sage to protest and inform peo­ple about PIPA and SOPA, though I imag­ine Wikipedia will have a much larger influence.

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Posted in Politics, Quick Posts, Security
Short Link: http://jty.me/wrjZA0

Mike’s Lookout – SPDY of the Future Might Blow Your Mind Today

The pic­tures pro­vide a really good sense of what is going on.

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Posted in Quick Posts, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/yVvfGu

RScott.org – GoDaddy’s New “Selective DNS Blackouts” Policy

As if you needed another rea­son to not use GoDaddy.

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Posted in Quick Posts, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/qFLgCy

Quora – What will happen to http://bit.ly links when Gaddafi shuts down the Internet in Libya due to protests?

I use their bit.ly pro ser­vice to for my short links through http://jty.me/.

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Posted in Politics, Quick Posts, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/gBdkOa

ITworld – Gov’t crackdown spurs initiatives to route around DNS

DNS unfor­tu­nately is too eas­ily inter­fered with on the basis of polit­i­cal decisions.

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Posted in Quick Posts, Security, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/gt6xHN