Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 16th Nov 2011 23:22 UTC
Legal The US is currently busy copying China's internet censorship policies, but before this bill, the Stop Online Piracy Act or SOPA, can be pushed through, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing to debate the act. Sadly, the hearing was - quite obviously - rigged. It was set up so that Big Content and Congress could label Google and other opponents to the law as "the pirates". In fact, Google was the only party opposing SOPA.
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People need to get over this concept of America as that shining beacon of hope and democracy for the whole world.{...}

er... USA citizens are probably within the few who still believe (or want to believe) that... most others already see it as it truly is.

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