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The Cranberries (3) Supergrass (3) Suede (2) Primus (2) Gang of Four (2)
What Cablegate tells us about cyber-conservatism
Over a year ago Adam Thierer and Berin Szoka penned an essay seeking to define the contours of cyber-libertarianism, and they drew a contrast with the digital commons movement, part of what they called “cyber-collectivism.” They were criticized, however, for not drawing a similar contrast to “cyber-conservatism.” The reason they didn’t do this, Adam explained, was...
Some thoughts on Cablegate
It’s been surprising to me that none of my TLF colleagues has yet ventured a post about this latest WikiLeaks controversy. But perhaps it shouldn’t be so surprising because the Cablegate case presents some very hard questions to which there are no easy answers. I’m not sure that I know myself exactly how I feel about every issue related to leaks. But to try to get some...
The Government should not keep information confidential merely because public...– Barack Obama, Jan. 21, 2009
How I use Twitter favorites
It’s amazing to me how little people use Twitter’s option to “favorite” particular tweets. Here’s how I use it: When I come a cross with a tweet with a link to something I want to read later (usually when I’m reading tweets on the go), I favorite it. You can subscribe to an RSS feed of your own twitter favorites. So, next time I’m going through my RSS...
Net neutrality announcement: No reclassification,...
Written with Jerry Ellig. Chairman Genachowski’s net neutrality announcement today was very short on details. What we learned is that the Chairman plans to buck Congress and the courts in a drive to regulate broadband. He is proceeding against the wishes of hundreds of members of Congress from both parties that have written the FCC demanding that it not adopt net neutrality rules until...