Thinking about SOPA on a day of protest

Today a huge protest swept the Web, and we held an impromptu video discussion about it.  Site after site urged readers to oppose the proposed SOPA law, or even turned their main Web presence dark.
So I hosted a Google+ Hangout, joined by Melanie Hoag , jason kielbasa , and Zack Dowell .  Here are quick [...]

Posted on January 18, 2012 at 3:39 pm by Bryan Alexander · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Bad news for higher education: SOPA, discussed

The United States Congress is considering a law which is bad news for colleges and universities.  So ran our impromptu videoconference discussion today about H.R.3261, the Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA.
This blog post isn’t an introduction to the proposal law, but a summary of an energetic, intense, and challenging hour of conversation.  Google+ Hangout [...]

Posted on November 17, 2011 at 4:55 pm by Bryan Alexander · Permalink · 4 Comments
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