#July2012

ACTA Casts Self-Rez, Sneaking Back Into Canada and Europe.

Man. Total (predictable) bummer. Not even a week after European Parliament axed ACTA has it slithered out of its grave to make another attempt at implementation.

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European Parliament KILLS ACTA (For Now); Now That’s F**king (Internet) Freedom.

OnĀ Fuck Yeah! American Freedom (To Eat and Consume!) Day here in the States, our fellow humans over in the European Parliament have uppercut a dirty son of a bitch much to our internet folks’ pleasure.

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European Parliament Voting On ACTA On Wednesday; Kill The Internet Eating Serpent!

ACTA, the serpentine beast awaiting to prey on our internet privacy is going to a vote on Wednesday in the European Parliament. Here’s hoping it’s nailed to a board and thrown to sea.

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EFF Will Represent Creator Of ‘THE OATMEAL’ Against That Crazy Lawyer Guy

You’ve heard about that crazy lawyer guy who is suing the creator of the popular website The Oatmeal. Don’t fret for good sir creator. He is rolling deep, with a posse of serious fortifications.

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Internet Privacy-Destroying CISPA BILL Passes House. Batten Down.

CISPA prevails! As a collective community we must have blown every ounce of protester-load we had getting SOPA nailed into a casket, cause we sure as shit ain’t doing much about CISPA. It’s like SOPA on steroids, has the back acne to prove it, and once slept with your Mom. No kissing, no phone call the day after.

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CISPA Supporters Claim It’s Harmless; Here’s The Counterargument

I’ve riffed on CISPA before here on the Mothership. The bastard born from the aborted coils of SOPA, it has every intention of ramming us Internet users in the honeypot with barbed intentions. Its proponents (like Facebook) whisper that it’s harmless. Inevitable. The EFF begs to differ.

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