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Stop Censorship, Stop ACTA

I have a primer up at Forbes on a little known trade agreement, ACTA, which does all the bad stuff that SOPA threatened to do, only worse. Masked as an anti-counterfeiting treaty, ACTA threatens freedom of speech online and sets up elaborate and invasive means of clamping down on file sharing, generic drugs, and reinforcing…

Gandalf Stops SOPA

This has been making the social media rounds. And it made me laugh. Thankfully we have Ron Wyden playing the role of Gandalf here in the real world (of course, he’s directly opposed to PIPA since SOPA is a House bill.) A few other good men and women in congress have been steadfastly opposing the…

Rep. Jared Polis on his opposition to SOPA

The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive My interview with Rep. Jared Polis of Colorado is not as funny as Stephen Colbert’s Better Know A District bit with him from back in the day, but it is important because it touches on Rep. Polis’s opposition to the anti-piracy bill,…