By Mary Theroux | Wednesday January 18, 2012 at 3:37 PM PST | 8 Comments
I posted earlier about the provisions of the New Years Eve-signed National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) a/k/a the “Homeland Battlefield Bill,” allowing the President of the U.S., at his or her sole discretion, to order the indefinite detention of any U.S. citizen, with no burden of proof whatsoever, and no recourse for the detainee—in...
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Tags: Business, Censorship, Civil Liberties, Civil Society, Constitution, Corporatism, Entertainment, Intellectual Property, internet, Law, Liberty, Nanny State, Personal Liberty, Police, Power, Presidential Power, Property Rights, protect-IP, SOPA, Surveillance, Terrorism, The State
By Anthony Gregory | at 11:03 AM PST | 29 Comments
Hollywood, the big recording companies, and the rest of the old entertainment industry have strongly supported the Stop Online Piracy Act and its companion, the Protect IP Act. These bills, sponsored by big-government Democrats like Chuck Schumer, pose unprecedented threats to online liberty. If there is one free frontier remaining in modern life, it...
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Tags: Censorship, Free Market, Intellectual Property, Morality, Personal Liberty, Philosophy, Progressivism, Regulation, Technology, The State, Utilitarianism