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TED.com – Defend our freedom to share (or why SOPA is a bad idea)

Clay Shirky delivers a clear and cogent history and explanation of PIPA/SOPA, walking through through both the intent and what the ramifications of the bill and how it changes the entire legal system under which websites operate.

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Posted in Art, Copyright, Culture, Politics, Quick Posts, Social Media, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/zGaYTn

Electronic Frontier Foundation – The Internet at its Best

EFF highlights some of the largest sites that participated in the SOPA/PIPA blackout.

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Posted in Copyright, Politics, Quick Posts, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/ylX65d

ArsTechnica – Wikipedia to join reddit in SOPA blackout Wednesday

I’ll also be posting a message to protest and inform people about PIPA and SOPA, though I imagine Wikipedia will have a much larger influence.

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Posted in Politics, Quick Posts, Security
Short Link: http://jty.me/wrjZA0

Mike’s Lookout – SPDY of the Future Might Blow Your Mind Today

The pictures provide a really good sense of what is going on.

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Posted in Quick Posts, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/yVvfGu

RScott.org – GoDaddy’s New “Selective DNS Blackouts” Policy

As if you needed another reason to not use GoDaddy.

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Posted in Quick Posts, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/qFLgCy

Quora – What will happen to http://bit.ly links when Gaddafi shuts down the Internet in Libya due to protests?

I use their bit.ly pro service to for my short links through http://jty.me/.

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Posted in Politics, Quick Posts, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/gBdkOa

ITworld – Gov’t crackdown spurs initiatives to route around DNS

DNS unfortunately is too easily interfered with on the basis of political decisions.

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Posted in Quick Posts, Security, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/gt6xHN

Electronic Frontier Foundation – Join EFF in Standing up Against Internet Censorship

What more do you need to know?

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Posted in Copyright, Politics, Quick Posts, Security, Technology
Short Link: http://jty.me/fvz9p1

Internet Systems Consortium – ISC Praises Momentous Step Forward in Securing the Domain Name System

The root DNS server are now protected with DNSSEC providing security in ensuring that the website you are visiting is the correct and valid website.

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Posted in Quick Posts, Security, Technology
Short Link: https://justinyost.com?p=1350

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