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[2]: Comment by andih
by andih on Sun 16th Oct 2011 13:36 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by andih"
andih
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2010-03-27

what we got now is corporatism not capitalism!

we need a currency that is not fiat currency, and a lightweight government.

Looks like you guys have no idea what real capitalism could be like.

Read about Thomas Jefferson's thought of an ideal world, and you'll see what I mean! At least read through his many famous quotes... He warned us about this corporatism leading to fascism long long ago!!

One example:


I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around [the banks] will deprive the people of all property until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered. The issuing power should be taken from the banks and restored to the people, to whom it properly belongs."

He saw it fu(king coming, and you guys are still in denial.. Wake up sheeps!

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