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Stories from the Week that Was – 1/15/12-1/21/12

The internet stood up and crushed SOPA/PIPA this week (at least temporarily). It was a pretty amazing day as Wikipedia went dark and citizens across the land let their voices be heard. It’s not over yet and there’s news that a new bill, ACTA, is even worse than SOPA. Stay tuned.

I hope SOPA passes.

Anonymous Attacks Justice Dept as FBI Shuts Down File-Sharing Site

Super Bowl XLVI Gets a Social Media Command Center

The Week That Killed SOPA: A Timeline

“I personally think intellectual property is an oxymoron. Physical objects have a completely different natural economy than intellectual goods. It’s a tricky thing to try to own something that remains in your possession even after you give it to many others.” – John Perry Barlow