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Mega-Launch: a fake FBI raid, dancing girls--oh, and human rights!

Russia's secret internet blacklist

www.guardian.co.uk
The Russian state has created a blacklist of blocked websites and internet addresses - but the list itself is secret. It was drawn up following the enactment of a statute called the "law to protect children from information detrimental to their health and development", which is ostensibly aimed at protecting...
Russia's secret internet blacklist
Amateur Hour: New Crowdinvesting Rules Mean Everyone Can Play Venture Capitalist

Is This Censorship? Facebook Stops Users From Posting ‘Irrelevant Or Inappropriate’ Comments

techcrunch.com
Updated. Today was just another Saturday morning in blog land when Robert Scoble, the well-known tech startup enthusiast, went to post a comment on a Facebook post written by Carnegie Mellon student (and TechCrunch commenter extraordinaire) Max Woolf about the nature of today’s tech blogging scene. Scoble’s comment itself was...
Is This Censorship? Facebook Stops Users From Posting ‘Irrelevant Or Inappropriate’ Comments

Zuckerberg Gets His Own Bizarre Animated News Video On IPO Day

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If only Facebook IPO day were a little less of a snoozefest than it is now. If only it had Zuckerberg impaling investors while riding a bull rampaging through a city. Or an elevator to space. Or Zuckerberg bouncing Ronald McDonald and the Hamburglar off a giant scale. But sadly,...
Zuckerberg Gets His Own Bizarre Animated News Video On IPO Day

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

CNBC BOMBSHELL: Google Has Been Calling Analysts To Warn Them The Quarter Was Going To Be Bad (GOOG)

www.businessinsider.com
Based on a report that aired on CNBC a few moments ago, there may be a bigger scandal with Google earnings than their accidental premature release. CNBC's Jon Fortt reported that, based on conversations with people in the financial community, Google "has been calling around for the past couple of...
CNBC BOMBSHELL: Google Has Been Calling Analysts To Warn Them The Quarter Was Going To Be Bad (GOOG)

Rep. Issa Crowdsourcing Discussion Of Two Year Embargo On Internet Regulations

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We've been hearing rumors of this for a few weeks, but Rep. Darrell Issa has released a draft version of his Internet American Moratorium Act (there's a joke in that name for you Reddit folks...) and appropriately (see previous parenthetical) he's doing an IAMA session on Reddit to crowdsource ideas...
Rep. Issa Crowdsourcing Discussion Of Two Year Embargo On Internet Regulations

Anonymous Plans #OpVendetta for November 5th [Video]

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(Facebook/Anonymous UK-Ireland) Anonymous in the United Kingdom has been planning a public action for November 5, 2012 that may well echo in other capitol cities around the world. The operation has been dubbed Operation Vendetta, or #OpVendetta, after the film that inspired much of Anonymous’s ethos as well as the...
Anonymous Plans #OpVendetta for November 5th [Video]
Understanding changes to the America Invents Act that go into effect Mar. 16

eBay CEO enlists users' aid to defeat online sales tax bill

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John Donahoe e-mails users to prevent enactment of a national internet sales tax he argues would place an unreasonable burden on small retailers. [Read more]...
eBay CEO enlists users' aid to defeat online sales tax bill

US Congress calls for more stringent violence warnings on video games

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You are going to react to this post in one of two ways: by reaching for your pitchfork, or by saying ‘about time’ in your head. The Violence in Video Games Labeling Act, known as H.R. 4204, is out to make warning stickers on video games all the more potent. Sponsored...
US Congress calls for more stringent violence warnings on video games

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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The comment voted most insightful this week is a response to a comment on our post about US Copyright Register Maria Pallante claiming that copyright is "for the artist first and for the nation second." The commenter argued that she was correct, and people were making up the idea that...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

Why J.K. Rowling's new ebook is $17.99

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The Casual Vacancy, the first and much-buzzed-about book for adults from “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling, hits shelves (and the e-readers of those who’ve preordered it) on Thursday. The book is a sure-bet bestseller and is likely to be publisher Hachette’s top-selling title this fall or even this year. Many...
Why J.K. Rowling's new ebook is $17.99

Obama’s Startup America Initiative: A simple explanation

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You know all about the JOBS Act. You know the arguments for it, the points against it, and that it has been signed into law. You even know that a group has formed to help self-regulate some of its more controversial elements. But what about that plan the President put...
Obama’s Startup America Initiative: A simple explanation
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