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CISPA — Throwing sand in our eyes?

I admit I'm confused. The past week I've been bombarded with emails from Demand Progress to urge Americans to tell Obama to veto CISPA — the latest incarnation on the SOPA/PIPA style of legislation which will allow police forces and intelligence agencies to get copies of users' content (emails and so forth) without search warrants. Because SOPA/PIPA raised such an international uproar — as many citizens of other countries, most notably France, suddenly realised their own governments had already taken ...
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Joining the #SOPASTRIKE

We're joining the #SOPASTRIKE and blacking out this site today as suggested by AmericanCensorship.org. Later on, at 3 PM SLT in Second Life, we'll try to organise a small meeting to discuss the SOPA and PIPA bills, and specially how it affects not only the US Web, but also Second Life, and the impact world-wide that it will have. Place is to be announced soon :)
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