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They can’t all be SOPA: Are webizens ready to fight with nuance?

3 years agoTechnology : GigaOM

It's hard to be a web user, especially since the government has gotten so interested in what we're doing online. It's even worse when we can't figure out who -- if anyone -- is actually on our side, and what terms we're willing to live with.
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If you hate Big Government, fight SOPA.

Technology : Doc Searls Weblog (3 years ago)

Nobody who opposes Big Government and favors degregulation should favor the Stop Online Piracy Act, better known as SOPA, or H.R. 3261. It’s a big new can of worms that will cripple use of the Net, slow innovation on it, clog the co... Read Post

URL Shorteners Slow Down The Web – Especially Facebook’s FB.me

Technology : TechCrunch (5 years ago)

It's hard to imagine a Web sans URL shortening services nowadays but you can rest assured that they're here to stay - for better or worse. Question is: how do the likes of bit.ly, TinyURL and Goo.gl score in terms of speed and avail... Read Post

SOPA lives? MPAA looks to revive parts of the controversial bill to fight piracy

Technology : Pando Daily (12 hours ago)

The Motion Pictures Association of America wants to implement some aspects of the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act of 2011, and it’s enlisting the help of state-level lawmakers to do so, according to numerous reports about the a... Read Post


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