As Hanni Fakhoury at the EFF has pointed out, this case would establish a precedent that "equat[es] the posting or sharing of a link with possessing the underlying information." If allowed to proceed it would criminalize a large swath of Internet behavior. In line with the danger this poses to information sharing and routine journalism practices, as well the way this would affect security researchers and reporters engaged in verification of sources, the defense has strenuously opposed the indictment and asked for the Court to dismiss it entirely.
For most of a decade, government negotiators from around the Pacific Rim have met in utmost secrecy to negotiate a “trade deal” that was kept secret from legislatures, though executives from the world’s biggest corporations were allowed in the room and even got to draft parts of the treaty.
The Saudi royals — you know, the charming people who exported intolerant, extremist Wahabiism and whose scions get to rape their US-based servants with impunity — have hired the biggest, most ruthless PR firms in America to run their PR machine.
Lessig raised $1M for his amazing, unprecedented presidential bid, where he promises that, if he wins, he’ll immediately pass campaign finance reform and then resign, handing over the presidency to his running-mate.
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