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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Well thats the whole thing about leveling the information playing field as well as allowing more then one vote per ballot, 3rd parties have won higher seats before, usually after an established party implodes.

The biggest cash dump would be TV ads, so ban the campaign ads forcing only interviews. Either that or it does something like what you said and fringe candidates just lose their money as what has happened with the Nazi party in New Zealand who could never break 1%, least thats what I've heard from the Kiwis.

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