reblog: If you hate Big Government, fight SOPA.

December 19th, 2011 Comments Off on reblog: If you hate Big Government, fight SOPA.

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not sure if everyone is aware of this, but it is incredibly important piece of legislation, that has come far in the legislative process in US already. technically it is trivial to circumvent it, so there won’t be any real problems for users, but the message of the law will be criminalizing much more than just pirates. and Europe won’t be far behind…

Nobody who opposes Big Government and favors degregulation should favor the Stop Online Piracy Act, better known as SOPA, or H.R. 3261. It’s a big new can of worms that will cripple use of the Net, slow innovation on it, clog the courts with lawsuits, employ litigators in perpetuity and deliver copyright maximalists in the “content” business a holl

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… it is also proof that US economic policy-making is no better than slovenian.

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