Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 19th Feb 2012 12:02 UTC
Internet & Networking "The federal government has been paying lip service to the idea that it wants to encourage new businesses and startups in the US. And this is truly important to the economy, as studies have shown that almost all of the net job growth in this country is coming from internet startups. Thankfully some politicians recognize this, but the federal government seems to be going in the other direction. With the JotForm situation unfolding, where the US government shut down an entire website with no notice or explanation, people are beginning to recognize that the US is not safe for internet startups." Not an issue today per se, but if the US government keeps this up, they do run a risk of lobotomising their technology sector.
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by marcp on Mon 20th Feb 2012 10:50 UTC
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It's outraging that USA claims right to shut any website, or to process extradition of the citizens of OTHER COUNTRIES [from other country to USA].
How this is even [legally] possible? it's so reduculous I can't even find words for it.
And how can you make law based on law precedenses? for christ sake ...
I'm just sick of this USA's imperialistic way of being.
They can have whatever rediculous law they want, but I don't want them to impose it on other countries.
Figthing terrorists? fighting piracy? bullshit! USA just wants to extort as much money as they possibly can limiting human rights to total minimum.
Outrageous.

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