Showing posts with label Protest. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Protest. Show all posts

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Two Wrongs

Black Lives Matter protesters to block finish line at the Twin Cities Marathon.

I don't think this will help bring support to their cause. Attention, yes. Support, no. I'd be most upset if this happened to me.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

SOPA and Ham Radio

I knew that Reddit and Wikipedia among others were going to protest SOPA by doing a blackout, but I just read that APRS.FI will be off-line on Wednesday.
"Although the law is being made in the U.S., it will break the Internet on a global scale by making sites such as liable for links and content posted by the users of the site. Sites like are commonly run by individual developers or small volunteer teams. Due to the huge volume of automatically published user-generated content (50 packets per second currently!) it would be impossible for me to go through it all before publishing. If some APRS user would post links to copyright-infringing material, even when that material would reside somewhere else than itself, could be shut down in the U.S. and there would not be much that I could do about it."