Chris "Country Wide Free Mortgage" Dodd is throwing it down, Chris Dodd's Defense of SOPA Makes Him Sound Like a Despot - Technology - The Atlantic Wire
This is exactly what I have been fearing for quite some time. Alexei Navalny, a Russian blogger was arrested. For dissent, dissemination of information, and protesting the elections there. Russian blogger Alexei Navalny in spotlight after arrest - The Washington Post
How long before it happens here? This is no accident. Before all those legislators, go on their christmas vacation, they will finally enact something, and this is it. Piracy, really? This is all about the next election, Occupy, and the progress they have made, and information anyone can access about the corporatocracy. Maybe I am being too extreme. I don't think so. If they pass this, freedom of expression is over on the internet. We are all in this together and the powers that be know it. "To hold a pen, is to be at war" Voltaire wrote that, in 1748. Now we can say "to type, is to be at war". So be it. We are in a war, make no mistake.