The US Senate passed an online sales tax in a vote this afternoon after a heated final round of debate. A small group of anti-tax Republicans, as well as Democratic Senators from states without sales tax like Montana and Oregon, argued vociferously against the bill—but to no avail. The final vote was 69-27, not much […]
EFF highlights some of the largest sites that participated in the SOPA/PIPA blackout.
Yeah for Net Neutrality, boo for my State Senator being the one who introduced this resolution.
Why haven’t you signed this petition?
Universal Hub – Court says state law used to ban recording of police officers in public is unconstitutional
I could not be happier with this ruling.
Regardless of whether or not you agree with the idea of patents on genes, the fact that these patents are forcing patients to undergo a more expensive and less effective procedure should give anyone concern.
The court seems to be trying to not rule against all software patents while acknowledging they are broken and need to be reformed.
What’s interesting about this story is the suspicion that Google and Apple had not previously filed re-examination requests because their agreements with Lodsys prevented such an action, apparently not so at least for Google.
Yet another in a long line of articles decrying the patent system.