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The Tech Vote: An Opportunity for Conservatives and the GOP

November 27, 2012

As a software engineer by trade, I spend a lot of time reading technology news, interacting with members of the tech community, and hearing their opinions on things.  Leading up to election day, many tech sites got involved in electoral politics by writing about technology issues and by endorsing candidates.  They almost exclusively endorsed Barack [...]

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Internet Shows It’s Influence By Killing Off SOPA

January 20, 2012

On Wednesday, the Internet protested SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, and its counterpart bill in the Senate, PIPA.  Yesterday, we saw the effects of that protest.  Both SOPA and PIPA were effectively killed off.  In the Senate, Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) has suspended debate on PIPA “indefinitely”, while in the House, Rep. Lamar Smith [...]

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SOPA Blackout Day – Why SOPA Needs to be Stopped

January 18, 2012

Today is SOPA Blackout day.  Hundreds of sites across the Internet, including sites such as WordPress.com and Wikipedia, have shut down in protest of a little known bill making its way through Congress known as SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act).  Other sites, such as Google, are providing information about SOPA on their homepages.  So what [...]

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