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savalez Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-20-11 01:19 PM
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35. a REPUBLICAN introduced this bill
Edited on Sun Nov-20-11 01:32 PM by savalez
Lamar Smith is a Republican and he introduced this bill

Just wanted to make that clear since the title solely blames Dems and gives Pubs a free pass (as usual).

Anyway, yeah get involved here:

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  -Time Magazine Confirms What I said about Dems about to pass Massive Internet Censorship Act Leopolds Ghost  Nov-19-11 05:49 PM   #0 
  - K&R  Fire Walk With Me   Nov-19-11 05:50 PM   #1 
  - a REPUBLICAN introduced this bill  savalez   Nov-20-11 01:19 PM   #35 
  - Exactly. And isn't it funny. The repugs have blocked everything.How, all of a sudden, do dems rule?  judesedit   Nov-20-11 02:48 PM   # 
  - I've been here for 7 years. GOP has supported this bill all along. What's new is Dems on board.  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-25-11 10:07 AM   #88 
     - *** UPDATE *** wants you to press button to call your Senator today  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-30-11 04:02 AM   #109 
        - I posted a new thread for calling your Senator:  Leopolds Ghost   Dec-01-11 06:51 PM   #113 
  - Leahy (D) introduced the senate version.  bbgrunt   Nov-20-11 04:28 PM   #52 
  - Leahy? WTF? Why would HE want to censor the internet?  Ken Burch   Nov-20-11 04:59 PM   #53 
     - There are only 2 congresspeople who are on our side.  Odin2005   Nov-27-11 10:14 AM   #102 
     - Democrats are ALSO in the pocket of Hollywood.  kenny blankenship   Nov-29-11 02:06 PM   #108 
  - It was introduced in the Senate by Patrick Leahy  Art_from_Ark   Nov-27-11 06:21 AM   #99 
  - Just to clarify, my OP is not an attack on Dems.  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-27-11 12:43 AM   #94 
  - Imagine if Righthaven could have blackholed DU. n/t  PoliticAverse   Nov-19-11 05:51 PM   #2 
  - They are trying to nip the 99% peaceful revolution in the bud..  Fumesucker   Nov-19-11 05:53 PM   #3 
  - Two words: proxy server  lumberjack_jeff   Nov-19-11 05:58 PM   #4 
  - That won't help the major websites where most valid fair-use content is hosted  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-19-11 06:09 PM   #7 
  - Could'nt you tube just create a new site  Pharaoh   Nov-20-11 05:42 PM   #60 
     - Ideal thing would be to have Youtube keep its current guidelines and host videos on user space  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-25-11 02:38 PM   #91 
  - The irony is, this bill would be the equivalent of the Nuremburg book-burnings for fair use content.  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-19-11 06:23 PM   #9 
     - I would think any artist that would do that  Pharaoh   Nov-20-11 05:44 PM   #61 
     - Unfortunately the copyright holder is the producers/distributors  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-25-11 02:40 PM   #92 
     - Again, Mussolini & Hitler would have LOVED this legislation.  AverageJoe90   Nov-27-11 04:40 PM   #104 
  - According to  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-19-11 06:05 PM   #5 
  - So much easier when all is in a "cloud."  WinkyDink   Nov-19-11 06:08 PM   #6 
  - Yeah that's what makes me nervous about cloud computing  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-19-11 06:11 PM   #8 
     - The Google ads here at DU are clearly based on my preferences  Remember Me   Nov-20-11 11:40 AM   #27 
     - They don't technically read your email.  MessiahRp   Nov-20-11 05:00 PM   #54 
        - No, but I think it means they *can* read it if they find a trigger keyword.  WildNovember   Nov-21-11 01:34 AM   #75 
           - Yep. All into spywork, All conspiring against us.  MessiahRp   Nov-21-11 06:32 AM   #76 
              - They won't release info for this inquiry means they don't spy on people?  WildNovember   Nov-21-11 02:46 PM   #80 
  - If you're downreccing this, Care to comment?  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-19-11 06:44 PM   #10 
  - Sure. I don't generally think Time is worth a bucket of warm spit: the publication has, since its  struggle4progress   Nov-19-11 07:24 PM   #13 
     - Google wants to downsize Youtube so thats hardly surprising. Whats surprising is that Dem'd want to.  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-20-11 05:56 AM   #17 
        - LMAO you couldn't be any more wrong.  MessiahRp   Nov-21-11 11:37 PM   #82 
           - Downsize free content I mean. So you are inside the situation on this bill? Do you support it?  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-25-11 10:00 AM   #87 
  - Bump for comment n/t  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-19-11 07:11 PM   #11 
  - Sen Leahy's S. 968 was reported by Leahy from Judiciary, with an amendment in the nature of a  struggle4progress   Nov-19-11 07:15 PM   #12 
  - Your point being?  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-20-11 05:51 AM   #16 
     - Point: before going all knickers-knotted, people should skim the bill & read the committee report  struggle4progress   Nov-20-11 05:33 PM   #56 
        - Sleep. Here's a couple infringing derivative copywrited works which I'll post here for your benefit.  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-20-11 11:27 PM   #68 
  - Stopping piracy is the new For the children.  JoeyT   Nov-20-11 12:56 AM   #14 
  - The march to fascism is escalating.  woo me with science   Nov-20-11 01:18 AM   #15 
  - I share your concern. nt  Enthusiast   Nov-20-11 10:24 AM   #22 
  - it may seem ludicrous to some, but that is precisely what MAY be going on. TPTB are pushing things  Divine Discontent   Nov-20-11 06:19 PM   #65 
  - recommend  xchrom   Nov-20-11 05:59 AM   #18 
  - No - you are right  slay   Nov-20-11 06:11 AM   #19 
  - Gee, just like China! Did Bachmann suggest this?  socialindependocrat   Nov-20-11 09:04 AM   #20 
  - I'm full time suspicious of governmental actions  Enthusiast   Nov-20-11 10:10 AM   #21 
  - Same way "terrorists" justified the Patriot Act and Homeland Security...  hunter   Nov-20-11 11:22 AM   #23 
  - My question is this  Hutzpa   Nov-20-11 11:27 AM   #24 
  - Why did she allow the Naked Scanners into our airports?  sabrina 1   Nov-30-11 04:13 AM   #110 
  - If Obama vetoes that bill he will be re-elected.  FarLeftFist   Nov-20-11 11:31 AM   #25 
  - I do hope he uses COMMON SENSE here...........  AverageJoe90   Nov-27-11 01:39 AM   #96 
  - This sentence of yours is problematic for me:  robinlynne   Nov-20-11 11:37 AM   #26 
  - There are some pretty big copright viloations in this thread...  hunter   Nov-20-11 01:58 PM   #38 
  - The very idea that it is illegal to create a collage using someone else's art is patently absurd.  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-20-11 11:02 PM   #67 
  - It most certainly is not against the law to create derivative works.  JackRiddler   Nov-21-11 12:58 AM   #73 
  - Fear of 'piracy'...  CanSocDem   Nov-20-11 11:50 AM   #28 
  - I am surprised this hasn't happened sooner. Most internet theives don't understand how to steal.  ZombieHorde   Nov-20-11 12:30 PM   #29 
  - Of course you're right. IT people all over the world are talking about  EFerrari   Nov-20-11 12:32 PM   #30 
  - We already have copyright laws that are not only adequate but over-reaching.  snot   Nov-20-11 01:08 PM   #31 
  - k/r  defendandprotect   Nov-20-11 01:09 PM   #32 
  - kick! How do we stop it?  Liberal_in_LA   Nov-20-11 01:10 PM   #33 
  - If this passes with democratic support and there's no veto, I'm done with the party forever.  FreeBillClinton   Nov-20-11 01:13 PM   #34 
  - right there with you  firehorse   Nov-20-11 02:25 PM   #41 
  - You won't be the only one.  sabrina 1   Nov-30-11 04:15 AM   #111 
  - So the Repubs want the Gov't to become Righthaven???  ut oh   Nov-20-11 01:23 PM   #36 
  - This is a huge danger.  Better Believe It   Nov-20-11 01:24 PM   #37 
  - If the bill passes, then Americans need to boycott the media companies.  JDPriestly   Nov-20-11 01:59 PM   #39 
  - HUGE K & R !!! - Thank You !!!  WillyT   Nov-20-11 02:14 PM   #40 
  - The 1% will use every device possible to curtail democracy. nt  Zorra   Nov-20-11 02:29 PM   #42 
  - Democracy: it's what's for dinner.  tcaudilllg   Nov-20-11 03:20 PM   #46 
  - You're right many won't listen......  DeSwiss   Nov-20-11 02:48 PM   #43 
  - K&R (n/t)  a2liberal   Nov-20-11 02:59 PM   #44 
  - Obama on Internet censorship in Egypt:  Admiral Loinpresser   Nov-20-11 03:06 PM   #45 
  - So he'll veto, right?  bigwillq   Nov-20-11 05:36 PM   #57 
  - Only if Rahm gives him the stubby finger. n/t  Admiral Loinpresser   Nov-20-11 06:00 PM   #63 
  - Hopefully the President will give the middle finger to the copyright fascists here in America too...  AverageJoe90   Nov-27-11 04:36 PM   #103 
  - This is going to be sticky.  OtherSideTeam   Nov-20-11 03:30 PM   # 
  - solve it in a dystopian way that your worst limited nightmares cannot comprehend  stockholmer   Nov-20-11 04:25 PM   #51 
     - I think you've been listening to a little too much Alex Jones.  Warren DeMontague   Nov-20-11 05:39 PM   #59 
        - I do not listen to Alex Jones, I simply keep aware of the march against privacy that keeps moving  stockholmer   Nov-21-11 10:45 AM   #79 
  - This is going to be sticky.  OtherSideTeam   Nov-20-11 03:30 PM   #47 
  - Avaaz petition against this law  Wild Thing   Nov-20-11 03:39 PM   #48 
  - Thanks Wild Thing n/t  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-25-11 09:56 AM   #86 
  - the dems are increasingly in danger  wial   Nov-20-11 03:44 PM   #49 
  - So in essence "fair use" get strucken down from the books.  alp227   Nov-20-11 04:17 PM   #50 
  - K&R nt  abelenkpe   Nov-20-11 05:11 PM   #55 
  - If this law were passed, Righthaven would have beaten DU in court...  Taverner   Nov-20-11 05:39 PM   #58 
  - Welcome to 1984.  blkmusclmachine   Nov-20-11 05:51 PM   #62 
  - What Is The Basis For the Claims About Fair Use?  NashVegas   Nov-20-11 06:03 PM   #64 
  - You Don't Believe In The Concept Of Fair Use? "The bill doesn't go far enough"  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-20-11 10:23 PM   #66 
  - I Would Like to Know What the Bill Describes As Fair Use  NashVegas   Nov-21-11 04:45 PM   #81 
     - The issue is threefold. #1 rights holders do not care about fair use, they challenge it. #2 --  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-25-11 08:41 AM   #85 
  - Not that I don't agree with your second paragraph though - I do.  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-21-11 01:29 AM   #74 
  - As a collage artist, I always build in layers  Generic Other   Nov-20-11 11:28 PM   #69 
  - Post #26 claims such art is illegal and would presumably fall under this law.  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-21-11 12:35 AM   #70 
     - Point being, if it were being republished  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-21-11 12:48 AM   #72 
        - Since part of the point of my art was to use copyrighted images  Generic Other   Nov-21-11 07:40 AM   #77 
           - Exactly. I didn't mean to imply otherwise ;-)  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-25-11 08:32 AM   #84 
              - And robs me of an audience  Generic Other   Nov-25-11 02:59 PM   #93 
                 - Is there any other thread on this? Chance of passage etc?  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-29-11 01:09 PM   #107 
  - how close is it to passing?  FirstLight   Nov-21-11 12:46 AM   #71 
  - This most likely has absolutely nothing to do with copyright protection  Aerows   Nov-21-11 10:42 AM   #78 
  - Bumping for continued relevance n/t  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-25-11 08:31 AM   #83 
  - Drastic measures may be needed to save our freedoms..........  AverageJoe90   Nov-27-11 01:36 AM   #95 
  - recommended  Huey P. Long   Nov-25-11 10:35 AM   #89 
  - bigger then a can of pepper spray, but they would never misuse it.  Exultant Democracy   Nov-25-11 10:51 AM   #90 
  - Funny you should mention that...  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-28-11 09:07 PM   #106 
  - Mussolini & Hitler would've LOVED this POS 'legislation'.  AverageJoe90   Nov-27-11 01:45 AM   #97 
  - Outrage fatigue.  BlueIris   Nov-27-11 05:23 AM   #98 
  - Mueller seems to have figured it out. NT  Trillo   Nov-27-11 07:58 AM   #100 
  - "Intellectual Property Protection" is a trojan horse to create a police state.  Odin2005   Nov-27-11 10:13 AM   #101 
  - k&r  woo me with science   Nov-27-11 06:13 PM   #105 
  - Interesting...  Quantess   Nov-30-11 10:04 AM   #112 

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