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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Websites Go on Strike Against IP Bills


“Some very well known and highly popular websites, including Wikipedia and Reddit, effectively turned themselves off today, acting in protest of proposed congressional legislation that they believe poses a stark, existential threat to the core architecture of the free and open Internet.” (Salon)

Full circle: Copyright began as a tool of censorship.

FEE Timely Classic
“How Intellectual Property Hampers the Free Market” by N. Stephan Kinsella