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New Hampshire Legislature Considers Bill to Compel Online Speech

Brookline Republican Jack Flanagan has a bill with all the best of intentions. HB1157 is an Act relative to liability of New Hampshire news media for failure to update stories on criminal proceedings. What does that mean? Media could be required to update stories under penalty of law.

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How Bad is it in Iran? They Turned Off the Internet to Hide it.

The day after I wrote about rationing and riots in Iran, the Islamic Republic turned off the internet. Turned it off.  Sanctions are driving the economy into a ditch. The regime will not abandon its terrorist proclivities. The people are taking to the streets, and some of them are dying.

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Twenty Years of Communications Change

The majority of the recent change is the result of advances in communications inter-connectivity. The ability of people to get a lot of information for free is very recent. Was this one of the biggest tactical blunders in history? Was this decision to give away access to knowledge for free a mistake?

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Funny, I didn’t die because of the illegal reclassification of the Internet

I didn’t die because of the illegal reclassification of the Internet by the Obama dominated FCC. They changed it from an information service (unregulated) to a telecommunications one (regulated back in 1936). Changing it back again was supposed to result in all of us DYING (emphasis mine, reformatted)! Net neutrality mania was so intense that …

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