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[ NNSquad ] The Internet's Intolerable Acts

The Internet's Intolerable Acts

http://j.mp/udk9Ez  (Slate)

   "More than 300 years later, the U.S. Congress is considering bills that
    would lead to collective reprisals against online communities. The
    Senate's PROTECT IP Act and the Stop Online Piracy Act in the House
    are supposed to address copyright infringement and counterfeiting. In
    reality, they are so technically impractical that they do little to
    address these problems. They would, however, undermine participatory
    democracy and human rights, which is why these bills have garnered
    near-universal condemnation from both human rights groups and

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Lauren Weinstein (lauren@vortex.com): http://www.vortex.com/lauren 
Co-Founder: People For Internet Responsibility: http://www.pfir.org 
 - Network Neutrality Squad: http://www.nnsquad.org 
 - Global Coalition for Transparent Internet Performance: http://www.gctip.org
 - PRIVACY Forum: http://www.vortex.com 
Member: ACM Committee on Computers and Public Policy
Blog: http://lauren.vortex.com 
Google+: http://vortex.com/g+lauren 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/laurenweinstein 
Tel: +1 (818) 225-2800 / Skype: vortex.com