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Teen tweeter won't apologize to Kan. governor

http://news.yahoo.com

Teen tweeter won't apologize to Kan. governor

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas teenager who wrote a disparaging tweet about Gov. Sam Brownback said Sunday that she is rejecting her high school principal's demand for a written apology.

Emma Sullivan, 18, of the Kansas City suburb of Fairway, said she isn't sorry and doesn't think such a letter would be sincere.

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Reddit Users Aim To Build A New, Censorship-Free Internet

http://www.forbes.com

Users of the social news and community site Reddit don’t like the way the government seems to be muscling in on the Internet. So they plan to build a new one.

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High school student pays price for negative tweet about politician

http://www.kansascity.com

High schooler makes negative tweet about politician on field trip to capital, gets trip to principal's office and then forced to write apology letter.

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Web 3.0 is coming: wireless mesh network in Barcelona shows how

http://guifi.net

In light of government threats of censorship, the fact that the US government has a powerful foothold in the infrastructure of the internet is a major problem. Tech-savvy freedom lovers all over the world are retaliating by creating a whole new, decentralized internet, where all of the infrastructure is owned by the individuals who contribute!

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STOP INTERNET CENSORSHIP

http://americancensorship.org

STOP INTERNET CENSORSHIP—TWO BILLS IN CONGRESS UNDERMINE THE PRINCIPLES OF THE WEB
On November 16th, the "Stop Online Piracy Act" will be heard in Congress. This legislation, in addition to the Senate's "Protect IP Act," completely undermine and fundamentally change the core principles of the Web. They have the potential to radically alter or shut down sites like YouTube, Flickr, 4chan, others, and all new companies that follow.
See americancensorship.org for more and help us stop these bills from becoming law.

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The DOJ Wants to Crack down on Lying Online

http://www.technicallythatsillegal.com

The pot calls the kettle "black" now as the DOJ wants to crack down on lying.

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Email Reveals CBS Deliberately Limited Candidates in Debate.

http://deskofbrian.com

Leaked email to Bachmann campaign indicates decision to limit air time for certain candidates was deliberate CBS News policy.

Congressman Ron Paul was a victim of what later transpired to be a deliberate policy on behalf of CBS News to restrict the air time of certain candidates during last night’s Republican debate, after he was afforded just 90 seconds of speaking time during the course of the event in South Carolina last night.

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D.A. Prosecutes Brothers For Protesting Tax Policy

http://goo.gl

Press release for the upcoming trial of Benjamin and Russell Bartholomew for a "TAXES=THEFT" sign.

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OWS: How Much Do They Know About The Government They Are Protesting?

http://deskofbrian.com

MRCTV went down to Zuccotti Park and asked three of these questions to the protesters. The video below features their answers.

The questions asked were:

1. What is the Dodd-Frank Act?

2. Who is the Chairman of the Federal Reserve?

3. Who is Elizabeth Warren?

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Occupy Wall Street vs the Tea Party

http://www.examiner.com

Anyone else tired of the media attacking protesters based on one or two signs? Tired of hearing people chastise a movement that they have never interacted with? It happens to both the Occupy movement and the Tea Party movement.

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‘Bigfoot’ takes free speech fight to N.H. high court

http://articles.boston.com

[T]wo years ago, performance artist Jonathan Doyle paraded around the bustling peak of New Hampshire’s Mount Monadnock in a $40 Bigfoot costume from iParty. When Doyle returned with friends to shoot a sequel, the park manger quashed the production and ordered Doyle off the mountain, insisting he needed a state permit to film a movie in the park. Bigfoot stepped up with a lawsuit, alleging that the park’s permit regulations are unconstitutional. The New Hampshire Supreme Court next month will hear Doyle’s complaint.

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Coming soon: felony to satirize TSA?

http://www.pointoflaw.com

Overcriminalization alert: a Republican House member has introduced HR 3011, which would make it a felony to "without written permission, use the words, acronyms, or symbols of those agencies on apparel or in a publication 'in a matter that is reasonably calculated to convey the impression that the wearer of the item of apparel is acting pursuant to the legal authority of' the agencies or 'to convey the impression' that the written materials 'is approved, endorsed, or authorized by' the agencies."

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Professor Takes Box Cutter to Students' Free Speech Wall

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Professor cuts out insult to Obama on students' 'free speech wall' with box cutter; Police threaten students with misdemeanor for public profanity

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Califonia fines bible study at home

http://www.theblaze.com

Having loud alcohol ridden party - OK

Having quiet bible study - oops sorry you need a permit so here's your fine

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UK Men Get Four Year Prison Sentences For "inciting riots" on Facebook

http://www.zdnet.com

Judge Elgan Edwards QC of Chester Crown Court sentenced 20-year-old Jordan Blackshaw and 22-year-old Perry Sutcliffe-Keenan this week to four years in prison for their failed attempts to use Facebook to incite riots in the UK. The judge said he hoped the sentences would act as a deterrent.

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Police Intimidation At My Home For Filming In Town

http://www.youtube.com

Filming in public is looked down upon in the UK as well. Agent Smith flashes a police badge and asked if I new why they where here. I said no. He said that I had been filming in Idolwells shopping centre and around town and asked if they could come in, I said no and went to get my camera. This is what happened.

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Small-town Kentucky Police Harassing Night Photographer

http://www.pixiq.com

The Hopkinsville Police Department in southwest Kentucky is developing a habit of harassing a certain photographer who enjoys doing night street photography with a tripod.

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British prime minister threatens to block rioters from social media

http://blogs.ft.com

David Cameron, the British prime minister, has said that the authorities should consider blocking individuals' access to social media if they are plotting violent acts, in the wake of the week's riots and looting.

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Cartoonist Targeted With Criminal Probe For Mocking Police

http://www.kirotv.com

The Renton City Prosecutor wants to send a cartoonist to jail for mocking the police department in a series of animated Internet videos. The "South-Park"-style animations parody everything from officers having sex on duty to certain personnel getting promoted without necessary qualifications. While the city wants to criminalize the cartoons, First Amendment rights advocates say the move is an "extreme abuse of power."

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Report Anarchists as terrorists says London police

http://www.guardian.co.uk

London's Metropolitan Police want neighbours to spy on and report anarchists to them!

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