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

2 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

Tumblr Takes Fight Against SOPA Up A Notch, ‘Censors’ User Dashboards

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

Congress is in the process of kneecapping the web as we know it with a House bill called the Stop Online Piracy Act (a similar bill, called the Protect IP Act, is in the Senate). In a misguided attempt to curb piracy on the web, the... Read Post

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

Technology : TechCrunch (4 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


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