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BoingBoing has a link to a blog post by a New Zealander who sat in on a meeting with New Zealand officials, a meeting ostensibly about getting their input on the country's proposed copyright legislation, and in particular a so-called "three strikes" rule, which would force Internet service providers to cut off users after warning…

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I'd like to add my voice to the chorus of critical responses to Nick Carr's piece in The Atlantic that asks the question Is Google Making Us Stupid. Blaise Alleyne, a member of Techdirt's Insight Community, has already taken a crack at why the piece is so irritating, but I'd like to add my two…

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One of the things that often comes up when talking about Web-based startups is the debate over whether you should just launch your company or service and see whether people want it, or whether you should wait until you've established a sound business model first. One of the most obvious examples of a company that…

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Nicholas "The Voice of Doom" Carr has another one of his periodic columns about how the Internet is ruining everything, and in it he manages to somehow yoke together the evils of GPS navigation systems (because they send people through small villages, apparently) and surfing webcams. What do they have in common? Well, they're both…

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As most of us know too well, the end of the year brings a deluge of "best of" lists and predictions for the coming year (in part to fill the pages of newspapers and magazines that have little or no actual news to print, but still need to put something in to keep the ads…

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