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Daily Archives: January 17th, 2012

Tomorrow’s anti-SOPA/PIPA blackout will be an unprecedented event

Excerpt: We are less than a few hours away from the begin­ning of the biggest vir­tu­al grass­roots protest the Inter­net has ever seen.  As you may have heard, the Web — or at least a siz­able frac­tion of it — is going on strike to protest two destruc­tive bills pend­ing before Con­gress that would allow giant media […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Technology
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2012 Democratic National Convention shortened from four days to three, Obama to accept nomination in larger venue

Excerpt: This morn­ing, Demo­c­ra­t­ic Nation­al Com­mit­tee Chair­woman Deb­bie Wasser­man Schultz made two impor­tant logis­ti­cal announce­ments about the forty-sev­enth qua­dren­ni­al meet­ing of the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Par­ty, sched­uled to take place in Char­lotte, North Car­oli­na, dur­ing the first full week of September. At a media event in the City of Trees, Schultz revealed that the Demo­c­ra­t­ic Nation­al Con­ven­tion will […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Events, Party Politics
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