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News, The Snitch SOPA Might Be Bad Policy, but It's Not Censorship

SOPA Might Be Bad Policy, but It's Not Censorship

If you're reading this, chances are that you regularly consume media online. And if you regularly consume media online, you're almost certainly seeing and reading more today than you know what to do with about the federal Stop Online Piracy…
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News, The Snitch Wikipedia: Should it Go Dark to Protest the Stop Online Privacy Act?

Wikipedia: Should it Go Dark to Protest the Stop Online Privacy Act?

Should Wikipedia shut itself down to protest the bizarrely clueless anti-piracy measures Congress is considering? As with many things about Wikipedia (such as whether an encyclopedia that anybody can edit is a good idea), it's not an easy question to…
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News, The Snitch Google, Facebook, Others Fight Legislation to Stop Online Content Piracy

Google, Facebook, Others Fight Legislation to Stop Online Content Piracy

A veritable who's who of major tech firms in San Francisco and the Silicon Valley are fighting federal legislation aimed at putting a stop to theft of original content online.The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) would allow content creators to…
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News, How Would Immigration Reform Look if the Feds Got Off Their Duffs?

How Would Immigration Reform Look if the Feds Got Off Their Duffs?

Editor's note: Eight months ago, in part as a response to Arizona's enactment of a law requiring its police to ask anyone they think might be here illegally (read: Mexicans) to produce proof of legal status, Village Voice Media embarked…
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