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SOPA, PIPA losing steam

Rubio, Cornyn back off bill

The Wednesday blackout protests by SOPA and PIPA protesters have been the latest pressure against lawmakers to stop the anti-web piracy bills – and it seems to be working. Sens. Marco Rubio and John Cornyn are changing course in the debate.
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Jan 18, 2012, 3:32 pm
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This is great news. I legitimately thought that the $94 million of “campaign contributions” was a force too great for the working class to overcome. I am please to see that it looks as if I was wrong.

I want to tirade on something here…

I started frequenting the internet in the mid 90’s, and I never lost the mindset of the internet of that time…that is was a medium, based on the free exchange of ideas, and could be the one area of our lives where we were safe and free from governmental and corporate dictatorship. It’s all virtual. The only thing you’re looking at right now is based on ones and zeros! That’s it! Therefore, I strongly oppose any and all efforts to pull the internet further and further from what it was 15 years ago.

To put it bluntly, I am for separation of internet and state.

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