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Jan 07 2012

Cory Doctorow on SOPA: “The Coming War on General Computation”

This is vital information for those of you who understand what the American Stop Online Piracy Act actually means for the sovereignty of the global internet. Go make some coffee, and start this video. By the time the video is done, an hour later, go reheat and actually drink your coffee.

I have three words for you.

Open.

Source.

Software.

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    sithrazer

    Interesting video.

    Unfortunately, OSS won’t save us if hardware is designed to not run it. More specifically, designed to only run proprietary software. That’s why I think the open hardware movement, things like the Arduino, are nearly as important as open software.

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    David

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    Wonda Cinalli

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