A Draft Digital Bill of Rights
Digital Bill of Rights. A working draft from Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Ron Wyden (D-OR). Hat tip: Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence.
CISPA Might Be What We Need
Netizens got upset about SOPA/PIPA. We rose up and defeated the terrible bills even though a technical workaround existed before the vote was called. Now that CISPA is upon us, we are getting upset again. “Please vote no! We don’t want the government reading our online files.” Yet we continue to send and store our…
Obama Worthless in the SOPA/PIPA Battle
I don’t trust President Obama. I don’t trust his promises. I don’t trust his ability to do the right thing. In the big scheme of things, indefinite detention of U.S. citizens without trial is much more important to our theory of government than SOPA/PIPA, yet Obama signed the NDAA after promising a veto. Obama understood…
SOPA and PIPA Dead?
Many are celebrating the death of SOPA and PIPA, as the White House issued a statement against some of their key provisions this past Saturday. I’m not so excited. President Obama’s statement fell short of a veto threat. And remember: President Obama made an unambiguous veto threat against NDAA, which authorizes indefinite detention of US…