#May2012

White House Says Obama Will Definitely Veto CISPA. Word?

Word out of the White House is that President Obama will veto CISPA. At this point though, I’m not certain that shit even matters. Hard to imagine the Determined Parties not soldiering on, continually throwing spaghetti until some of it sticks.

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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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Iran’s “HALAL INTERNET” Becoming A More-Ambitious Part Of Current Censorship Regime.

I’ve been spitting articles at you lately concerning Iran and its desire to create its own intranet cut off from us diabolical Western bastards with our (illusions) of democracy and Coca Cola. Turns out, Iran ain’t going to be pulling that off any time soon. Instead they’re just doubling over on their current censorship.

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US Relaxes Limits On How Data From SPYING On Citizens Can Be Used. Big Brother Giggles

Good news for everyone who doesn’t really care about their internet freedom! Limits have been laxed and now even people who are not ┬ásuspected of being terrorists (which has become such a flimsy word I think even my Nana could be argued to be one) can have their data mined and stored and gazed at by the Man with uncomfortably little restrictions.

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