NetHappenings 2012

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800 million idiots: Get Off Facebook While You Still Can – Systems of Comprehensive Surveillance
Best evidence showing we need SOPA based on ‘govt studies’ that never existed
Content pirates not nearly the profit-gutting force of nature lobbyists describe
If SOPA’s Main Target Is The Pirate Bay, It’s Worth Pointing Out That Is Immune From SOPA — from the just-saying… dept
Insane Entitlement: EMI Sues Irish Gov’t For Not Passing SOPA-Like Censorship Law
NBC Universal’s Own Preferred Researcher For ‘Anti-Piracy’ Stats Comes Out Against SOPA/PIPA – from the well,-look-at-that dept
SOPA Is a Symbol of the Movie Industry’s Failure to Innovate
Issa Announces Oversight Hearing on DNS & Search Engine Blocking
REPORT: News Networks Ignore Controversial SOPA Legislation
Denial: MPAA Pretends That No Big Sites Have Joined SOPA/PIPA Protests
from the living-in-denial dept
Supreme Court Chooses SOPA/PIPA Protest Day To Give A Giant Middle Finger To The Public Domain
from the ridiculous dept
SOPA protests shut down Web sites
Web Protests Piracy Bills, and Senators Change Course
Feds Want Judge to Force Suspect to Give Up Laptop Password
Internet Access Is Not a Human Right
US Threatened To Blacklist Spain For Not Implementing Site Blocking Law
Filesharing is a religion in Sweden
A CHURCH DEVOTED to filesharing has won official recognition in Sweden.
RIAA: Kodak/Apple/RIM patent tangle proves we need Web censorship fast
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) says that a proposed alternative to the draconian Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) won’t work, and that it has found the patent case to prove it: Kodak’s patent claims against Apple and BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM). Two days before the new year, the US International Trade Commission announced that the Commission will place the “target date” for review of the case at September 21, 2012.
The future of travel, I’m reliably told, lies in “black-hole resorts,” which charge high prices precisely because you can’t get online in their rooms. The Joy of Quiet
The Sad Death Of The Knob, Switch And Button

Hacked memo leaked: Apple, Nokia, RIM supply backdoors for gov’t intercept?
Secret subpoena aimed at Twitter user not so secret anymore
The Un-Internet
Verizon Cancels $2 ‘Convenience Fee’ After Backlash
Vatican uses Wikipedia to compile cardinals’ biographies
The TSA Proves its Own Irrelevance

Quick study: Alastair Smith on political tyranny
How to be a dictator
Homeland Security monitors journalists
It is open season again for NASA summer internships. Link to all details
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students who might be interested.

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