…corporations doing whatever they want. Our Internet is not DRM, is not SOPA and not PIPA and not the spying on us (and everyone else). Our Internet isn't bigots taking away human rights from people. Our Internet isn't hiding being PR releases.
Our Internet isn't greed, narcissism, fear and blind hate.
Our Internet is people helping each other be excellent. It's sharing, caring and being proud of what we humans can do if we only put our will to it. It's …
…enormous bubble around itself that it's blind to issues experienced by the rest of the world. Yes, SOPA and PIPA were bad, but our current prison system is horrific.
The situation isn't completely dire, of course. Bright spots are emerging. It's important to identify and organize those engineers who want to contribute their talents directly, and that's what as she led the did campaign's Tech Field .
Those who count on quote 'Hollywood' for support need to understand that this industry is watching very carefully …
…crushing victories . The good news is he's a , and SOPA is wildly anti-business; the other bad news is it may be tough to make that stick, because it's only obvious to the technologically literate. Fortunately, he also he has motivated, successful enemies on his home turf; his district includes parts of staunchly Democratic Austin , and that's because the Supreme Court ordered his district redrawn after the of United Latin American Citizens…
So yes, join us in fighting the obvious insanity of legislation like SOPA and PIPA that threaten the open, unfettered Internet. But please, please also join us in attacking the far more pernicious problem of lobbyist money subtly corrupting our government. If we don't deal with that , we will never stop fighting bills like SOPA and PIPA.
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Based on this view, I see SOPA/PIPA as yet another misguided government attempt to intervene, prop up, and rescue an industry that doesn't know how to alter its own business models to align with the current economic and technological climate. This attempt comes at the expense of taxpayers and citizens who view freedom of speech and information as inherent, unalienable rights.
Now there's an even more important reason to ditch They've gone so far as to file : they're SOPA supporters. a statement with the . This isn't just douchey; considering they're a tech company whose livelihood relies on the internet, it's just stupid . Do you want these douchey morons handling your domain names? of in support of SOPA
That's why I support the idea put forth by auser named "selfprodigy", …
…wonder if all the good Dear : I know you can't save my draft; please stop complaining about itpeople have been fired, or are launching their own stealth startups:
Corruption How does it work ? What a surprise this would happen with SOPA/PIPA. Shocking.
QotD DevOps Borat :
Is call middleware because you can not able make head or tail of it.