I The Aaron Swartz Tragedy

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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
    51-55, F
    Nov 1, 2013

    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
    51-55, F
    Jan 17, 2014

    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
    51-55, F
    Feb 11, 2013

    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

    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
    51-55, F
    Feb 25, 2013

    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
    51-55, F
    Jan 18, 2013

    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
    51-55, F
    Jan 17, 2014

    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
    51-55, F
    Feb 20, 2013

    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
    51-55, F
    Feb 20, 2013

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    No more a fitting a final ep story could ever be written for the one here who needs it most. Why did you lie to me? I was honest with you about everything? What did you think was...
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    Tobey94 Tobey94
    18-21, M
    Apr 19
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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 17
    I think Aaron is the one who received Negan's Lucille. I will be posting a video on my channel about this with clues and such. Some of the clues from previous episodes I found out...
    HomelessSoul HomelessSoul
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 17
    I think someone not so important from the lineup will die. Could be Aaron or Eugene.
    HomelessSoul HomelessSoul
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    10 Responses Apr 16
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    51-55, M
    Apr 16
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    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 14
    It's true , everyone has a purpose in life, some become astronauts, some join the navy, some do banking, some move to a better country, some make a family, yet many give up on life...
    lonelylifeindia lonelylifeindia
    26-30, M
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    hazaramujahideen hazaramujahideen
    70+, F
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    I am a beta-male, introverted, nearly friendless, 20 year-old. That entire sentence will be read as a negative. Pity will have seeped into your opinion of me before you even...
    Taynkbot Taynkbot
    18-21, M
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    Watched a documentary on Edgar Allen Poe... What a tragedy
    notAloneWithYou notAloneWithYou
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 12
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    DianaC51 DianaC51
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 11
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    PositiveStateOfMind PositiveStateOfMind
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    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
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    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
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    I know everyone thinks its glenn but that impossible because if you watch when Negan says "You can blink, you can breath" he looks at someone on the left of the person, then the...
    ZacV11 ZacV11
    16-17, M
    5 Responses Apr 10
    I especially love to take pictures of nature. It's serine, calming. But the most moving pictures, I think, are of people. When a person just experienced a tragedy, like when the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Apr 9
    I am sooo fed up of being so sensitive and to be the slave of my nervous system, it s like my mind and dreams want to shine but my nervous system is here to block them and stop me...
    SheherazadeH SheherazadeH
    51-55, F
    1 Response Apr 9
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    2ndBorn1stSon 2ndBorn1stSon
    22-25, M
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    Hoodpierced Hoodpierced
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 7
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    WhenIHearMusic WhenIHearMusic
    36-40, F
    Apr 6
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    BlipsieSwag BlipsieSwag
    22-25, M
    Apr 5
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    BrokeBandit BrokeBandit
    41-45, F
    Apr 5
    He reminded me of a distant dream filled with Promise and hope; an indistinguishable yearning. He was carved from marble, and I was made from glass. His hair was made from...
    Just1n Just1n
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 5
    I might not always crush, but when I do, I wear an "I Love Aaron Samuels" t-shirt under all my clothes. ;)
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 4
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    AlacrityMelancholy AlacrityMelancholy
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    Apr 3
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