Category Archives: Internet

Government Control Over The Internet Comes One Step Closer To Reality

               Dy’er Sez: A cyber-security bill, being touted as the Federal “Kill Switch” for the internet itself, may be attached to a defense spending bill in order to lower resistance to it’s passage according to Sen. … Continue reading

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Album Sales Continue to Plummet; Downloaders Continue To Be Blamed

Dy’er Sez: A recent article from NPR is the latest sign that the music industry (or, at least, the part of it run by mega-corporations) is in serious decline. And, as usual, the blame is being laid at the feet … Continue reading

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PHILADELPHIA TO CHARGE FEE FOR FREE SPEECH; REQUIRES LISCENSE TO BLOG

Dy’er Sez: It looks like the city of brotherly love has decided that it is goig to charge it’s citizens for the right to free speech.  They have begun to institute a $300 fee (called a ‘business privledge lisence”) which … Continue reading

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LEAKED DOCUMENT SHOWS NEW INTERNATIONAL LAW TO BAN YOU FROM THE INTERNET IF YOU ARE ACCUSED OF ILLEGALY DOWNLOADING

Dy’er Sez: A couple of months ago I posted about a French law that was up for vote which contained a similar measure. Now, it seems, that France isn’t the only place that is trying to institute such draconian measures…it’s now … Continue reading

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NEWSPAPERS COULD GET A BAIL-OUT

Dy’er Sez: Although I do rely on the print media (or the web version of the same) for the majority of my news consumption, the idea that the President is even thinking about bailing out news-papers makes me wonder if the … Continue reading

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IN FRANCE: DOWNLOAD ILLEGAL MATERIAL AND LOSE YOUR INTERNET…FOREVER

Dy’er Sez: This is the most draconian proposal (apparently, soon to be a law) I have ever seen concerning people who download copyrighted material illegally. It seems that the recording and movie industry has gone way, overboard (and, just a hunch, … Continue reading

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WHITE HOUSE ARCHIVING SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES

Dy’er Sez: It seems that the Obama administration has, yet again, come up with another plan to collect people’s data on the internet. First, there was the open call for citizen informants to send in e-mails they received opposing the so-called … Continue reading

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