Daily Archives: January 25, 2012


A very well researched, and articulate report following the day of protest against SOPA/PIPA: I thought it was well worth reblogging. Thanks budhakat!

BuddhaKat

UPDATE:
here’s the story of how the almighty government (Big Corporate) swooped down and busted Megaupload and its owner, Kim Dotcom, in a full on assault with SWAT, FBI, etc and all their ordinance as they swept in and had to break into Kim Dotcom’s “safe room” in order to get to him to make the arrest in New Zealand. This being the big bad “good guys” (again, Big Corporate) coming down hard on those awful internet copyright thieves like Megaupload.

then, as noted in this recent post by The Snarkist and other resources like HUFFPOST

“Less than 24 hours after the electronic equivalent of a sit-in, things got aggressive. Via a series of direct denial of service attacks, cyber-collective Anonymous — which has been referred to as a group of hacker-activists, or “hacktivists” — brought down the websites for the U.S. Department of Justice, Motion Picture Association of America…

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He Says One Thing And Does Another – Ralph Nader Responds to Obama’s State of the Union Address


 

He Says One Thing And Does Another - Ralph Nader Responds to Obama’s State of the Union Address
He Says One Thing And Does Another – Ralph Nader Responds to Obama’s State of the Union Address (click here to learn more from Democracy Now)

Excepts: “Responding to President Obama’s State of the Union address, longtime consumer advocate and former Presidential candidate Ralph Nader says Obama’s criticism of income inequality and Wall Street excess fail to live up to his record in office. “[Obama] says one thing and does another,” Nader says. “Where has he been for over three years? There are existing laws that can prosecute and convict Wall Street crooks. He hasn’t sent more than one or two to jail.” On foreign policy, Nader says: “I think his lawless militarism that started the speech and ended the speech was truly astonishing. [Obama] was very committed to projecting the American empire, in Obama terms.” (Source: http://www.democracynow.org/2012/1/25/he_says_one_thing_and_does)