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Guess What, You Don’t Own That Software You Bought

http://www.wired.com

A federal appeals court said Friday that software makers can use shrink-wrap and click-wrap licenses to forbid the transfer or resale of their wares, an apparent gutting of the so-called first-sale doctrine.

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What's wrong with libertarianism

http://www.zompist.com

Those darn libertarians don't like government and believe in freedom and whatnot

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Meat sales, marijuana lead to charges

http://www.eagletribune.com

More wasted tax payer dollars and drug prohibition victims.

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Daily Paul blogger sued by copyright troll.

http://dailypaul.com

Righthaven's standard shakedown seems to go as follows: The firm goes trolling the web, looking for content that from the Las Vegas Review-Journal that has been reposted on other blogs or websites.

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New Hampshire police confiscate camera from freelance journalist.

http://carlosmiller.com

A former cop who was taking photos at an auto collision fatality Wednesday had his camera confiscated by police in New Hampshire.

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Why Philadelphia’s Licensing and Taxing of Blogs is Creeping Fascism

http://theinternationallibertarian.blogspot.com

Once the precedent is established that blogs can be licensed the government’s control of the blogosphere will grow in small increments until it can shut us all down by simply requiring and then denying said license.

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Ron Paul speaks Sense On 9/11 Mosque

http://www.the-bastard.com

Over the years Ron Paul has been the one Republican in Congress who more often then not has spoken libertarian common sense on a whole range of issues, from the war on drugs to deficit spending. In the last week Ron Paul has been speaking libertarian common sense on the issue of the 9/11 mosque.

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SOVEREIGN CITIZENS IN THE CROSS-HAIRS

http://www.infowars.com

"Sovereign Citizens" in the cross-hairs... CNN reports, Southern Poverty Law Center and CNN host banter back and forth at... gasp... people not getting drivers licenses... appropriating foreclosures...

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Resident's permission to build denied, Resident gets his revenge.

http://wgme.com

A landowner, apparently disgruntled because town officials won't let him build on his property, has established a homeless encampment near downtown.

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Man dies in jail after being held 7days for cannabis possession

http://www.tokeofthetown.com

Family members of a 32-year-old Alabama man who died in his jail cell last month a week after being arrested for possession of marijuana said they tried to warn officers about his fragile health, but were ignored.
Jacob Ashley Jordan was found dead in his cell at the Baldwin County Corrections Center at about 1 a.m. July 9, according to the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office, reports Connie Baggett at the Mobile Press-Register.

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The Tyranny of the Bench

http://mises.org

One of the fatal flaws in the concept of "limited" government is the judiciary. Endowed with the compulsory monopoly of the vital power of deciding disputes, of ultimately deciding who can wield force and how much can be wielded, the government judiciary sits as an unchecked and unlimited tyrant.

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Update on pastor who was beaten at border crossing for not giving ID

http://eastvalleytribune.com

YUMA — A jury has acquitted a Tempe pastor charged with failing to obey officers' instructions at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint near Yuma.

The jury also cleared Steven Anderson of the Faithful Word Baptist Church of obstructing a highway during the April 2009 incident at the Interstate 8 checkpoint. Both charges are misdemeanors.

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Music Festival Producer Pre-Sues Bootleggers

http://www.techdirt.com

AEG Live,the Producers of the "Mile High Music Festival" in Colorado are suing 100 "John Does", 100 "Jane Does" and "Company XYZ" for crimes they will commit in the future... (not kidding)

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Anti-Pinball Law Shuts Down N.Y. Arcade

http://www.asylum.com

Lawyers for the town Beacon, NY, found an old law on the books that said pinball machines are against the law. Now, they're using it to shut down a retro arcade museum that has had a few too many noise complaints.

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Gov’t apologizes for shutting down little girl’s lemonade stand

http://www.datelinezero.com

An embarrassed Oregon country Chairman named Jeff Cogen apologized recently, and reminisced briefly about how he used to have a lemonade stand. He also said that the mighty foot of government would not trample upon a child’s lemonade stand again.

Dear God in Heaven, how did America come to this?

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8 year old boy beats and kills a dog and dozens of other animals.

http://www.nationalpost.com

8 year old boy kills a dog with a barbecue utensil and beats a dozen ducks, hens and chicks with a garden hole. Some were so badly abused they had to be euthanized.

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The Death Throes of Pro-IP Libertarianism

http://mises.org

The latest in the Intellectual Property debate...
From Mises Daily: Wednesday, July 28, 2010 by Stephan Kinsella

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It’s Not a Right: Government Outlaws Rainwater Collection

http://silverbearcafe.com

In western states, those who want to collect rainwater, even on their own land for their own personal consumption, is required to ask government permission and likely pay government licensing fees if or they are breaking the "LAW."

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Judge Declares First Amendment Doesn't Matter

http://techdirt.com

According to The National Law Journal, D.C. Superior Court Judge Judith Bartnoff signed a temporary restraining order barring it from publishing the material the reporter had found out, specifically saying that The National Law Journal could not name the government agency that was involved in a regulatory inquiry into one of the participants in the lawsuit. When the NLJ reporter pointed to the First Amendment, the judge allegedly replied that she did not care:

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CNN Host Calls for Crackdown on 'Bloggers' in Wake of Sherrod Incident

http://newsbusters.org

Anchors Kyra Phillips and John Roberts discussed the "mixed blessing of the internet," and agreed that there should be a crackdown on anonymous bloggers who disparage others on the internet.

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