Category Archives: legal

Understanding PIPA and SOPA

This video  was initially shared by Chris Penn via his website, and I’m resharing it here because it’s one of the most concise explanations of SOPA and PIPA and why people are concerned about it that I’ve seen so far. … Continue reading

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Freedom of Tweet

Emma Sullivan, a high school senior, got caught up in the news cycle, for posting a tweet about Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback. Now her school is demanding that she write an apology letter for a pretty innocuous comment- ““Just made … Continue reading

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Understanding “We Won’t Defend the Law”

NPR had a great “Talk of the Nation” show today, discussing the uncertain future of the Defense of Marriage Act, and the recent announcement by the Administration that it “won’t defend” the law. This is confusing to many people, and … Continue reading

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