Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Oct 2011 16:57 UTC
Legal "Top-ranking Obama administration officials, including the US copyright czar, played an active role in secret negotiations between Hollywood, the recording industry and ISPs to disrupt internet access for users suspected of violating copyright law, according to internal White House e-mails. The e-mails, obtained via the Freedom of Information Act, show the administration's cozy relationship with Hollywood and the music industry's lobbying arms, and its early support for the copyright-violation crackdown system publicly announced in July. One top official even used her personal e-mail account at least once during the negotiations with executives and lobbyists from companies ranging from AT&T to Universal Music." You don't say. Totally did not see this coming. Major surprise. Who'da thunk?
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RE: Comment by andih
by Kivada on Sat 15th Oct 2011 04:46 UTC in reply to "Comment by andih"
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Ron Paul guys, he'll bring back the real and sane capitalism.. Its about time that corporatism dies and that we get rid of corporations control of government!

The whole world needs it!

Worldbank = worlds biggest mafia

Yes, Ron Paul, because he'll let the free market decide that you have no free speech! Hope you like flat-top mountains and flammable water! because the free market has decided that we should become a toxic waste dump instead so that they can make more off the free market health care!

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