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    STOP THE ONLINE PIRACY ACT - SOPA.

    This legislation wasn't about 'online piracy'... it was really about the powers at be to control information people can access on the internet. Controlling information is how the propaganda machine works. This is how wars are orchestrated... Manipulating the masses to...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Jan 17, 2014

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    IT'S B-A-A-A-CK

    CISPA 2.0. The ' We are becoming China' legislation.Tell Congress to respect our privacy rights and kill CISPA 2.0. HR 624, the "new" cyber-security legislation introduced by the House Intelligence Committee threatens the public's right to know under the Freedom of...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Feb 20, 2013

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    The Metal Web.

     Aaron Swartz had opposed JSTOR's practice of compensating publishers, rather than authors,  the  fees it charges for access to articles. Aaron was accused of systematic downloading of academic journal articles from JSTOR.   Swartz contended that JSTOR's fees limited...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Jan 18, 2013

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    I Have An Agenda Alright

    http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/01/14/1178832/-Anonymous-hacks-MIT-tribute-to-Aaron-Swartz?showAll=yes Guerilla Open Access Manifesto Information is power. But like all power, there are those who want to keep it for themselves. The world's entire scientific and cultural...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 3, 2013

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    BE THE FACE OF FREEDOM OR BE EVER SILENT

    ANONYMOUS > PROTEST http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hdv5xR5YqFM&feature=player_embedded http://news.yahoo.com/anonymous-hackers-plan-stop-cispa-operation-defense-phase-181019593.html OUR FREEDOM ON SPEECH IS ON THE BRINK... PROTEST DEMONSTRATIONS TO BIG INDUSTRY SUPPORTERS AT&T...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Feb 20, 2013

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    Hey Man....

    Let's not let Heymann get away with professional misconduct. It's time to see all attorneys and other accountable of the witch hunt get fired from their positions. U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz is the attorney who runs the office that chose the persecute Aaron Swartz. The petition...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Feb 11, 2013

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    Cispa Bill H.R. 3523

    H.R. 3523 (112th): Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act 112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of May 07, 2012 (Referred to Senate Committee). Status & Summary | PDF | Source: GPO HR 3523 RFS 112th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 3523 IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES May 7...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Feb 25, 2013

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    The Day We Fight Back.

    .. The NSA’s systematic mass surveillance, the attempts at controlling the internet and manipulation of information. Our Freedoms are at risk. It's time to take a stand. https://thedaywefightback.org/video/?r=dp
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Jan 17, 2014

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    Again They Try...

    CISPA was eventually killed in 2012. And we killed it again earlier this year in 2013. Hundreds of thousands of you signed petitions. We forced Obama to issue TWO separate veto threats. The bill died in the Senate. Twice. And when the Snowden leaks hit, everyone, even the...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F Nov 1, 2013

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    http://youtu.be/CWyX3nWHrFU I love Aaron Ra's answer
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    All the hardest, coldest people you meet were once as soft as water. And that’s the tragedy of living. -Iain Thomas
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    whenever theres a happy disposition in life i've always notice that they have strong belief in god. i use to believe in Jesus i think I am still today but whenever theres tragedy...
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    ??I've walked many miles, and lived through these trials, just to get to Colossus 16. I've followed the signs and died 80 times. Aaron, would you please touch my schwein? Aaron...
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    I am 25 years old and I suffer from Endometriosis. I never imagined when I was first diagnosed about 2 years ago that this disease would destroy my life. Ever since I was diagnosed...
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    Sometimes, I feel soo lonely, it is as if a huge spider en closed my heart in its web, and no knight in shinning armour in the world could break the bond. They are too weak, the...
    ModernAesthetisist1811 ModernAesthetisist1811 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    When you go through these groups do you read the title and do a little self-assessment to see if it applies to you? In essence, I've led an easy life, never in great need, devoid...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Never change who you are to impress people. The person you are will eventually attract people just like you and you will live a much happier life than if you try to be something...
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    Two years ago, I was afraid for my life of something that wasn't there. All it did was lead me into trouble and heartbreak. But at the end, my enemy became my hero when he tried...
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    Relationships are never 50-50. If you go into a marriage thinking everything is 50-50 you are doomed to fail. There will be times in life when the marriage will be 80-20 or 60-40...
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    Basically every book I read, regardless if it's a tragedy genre or not. Well, it's not my fault that my soul hurts when a book ends. I feel like my adventure ended with them...
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    To love Behind this ominous cloud, a certain similitude drawn. In all my life and all my ties, this moment meant doom. It meant the destruction of my soul, the soil buried...
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    today i miss my two ep friends aaron and joe who recently had passed away ... and i miss them alot ... i wish i would have spend more time with me. . . they wil always be in my...
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    July 20, 1965 - Yankees' pitcher Mel Stottlemyre hits an inside the park grand slam against the Red Sox. The fifth-inning shot to deep center field proves to be the difference in...
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    my brother in law was recently a victim of violence. instead of my in-laws banding together because of tragedy. they stay constantly at each other throat. they right down hate...
    LadyHeyward LadyHeyward 41-45, F Jul 20

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    The giants upon whose shoulders we now stand were not university graduates whose Mum and Dad sent them through. They didn't know from the age of 16 they wanted to be astronauts...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    Do you ever wonder what your worst nightmare could be? What would be hell for you? Nobody else's fears but yours. The worst tragedy that crawls through the night with a pinprick...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    The rose blooms. The rose wilts. It is so ephemeral. Yet, in that flitting span of time we get a glimpse. We glimpse at the beauty. We glimpse at the tragedy. Everything that is...
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    So for the past few weeks l have been watching the tv show Mr. Robot which l may say is really good. This show is so good that it actually make one think about what really goes on...
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    So for the past few weeks l have been watching the tv show Mr. Robot which l may say is really good. This show is so good that it actually make one think about what really goes on...
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    So for the past few weeks l have been watching the tv show Mr. Robot which l may say is really good. This show is so good that it actually make one think about what really goes on...
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    I got my first at14..which luckily turned out ok, even if it is my right forearm so pretty obvious! I really like my leopard face on my tummy/hip..and theatre masks which are about...
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    Like many of you, I was scandalized to learn yesterday that the top doctor for Planned Parenthood noted on a video made in the summer of 2014 that her organization was making a...
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    That was a great all star game last night and Cincinnati did itself proud. I loved the pregame show with the sharing of the four greatest players in each team's history. I knew...
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    My steam/skype/YouTube/twitch usernames are all Synthetic apples, but that was taken on this site, so I figured this is a tragedy... First world problems
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