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How Copyright Laws, a Judge, and a Bad Decision Have Crippled the World
By: Barry Belmont

Today, Judge Denny Chin ruled against Google‘s plans to make available some 12 million books in a digital library that could be accessed by anyone with an internet connection. “While the digitisation of books and the creation of a universal digital library would benefit many,” Chin wrote in his decision, Google “simply go[es] too far, [...]

1 Comment Posted in Irrational, Justice, Law, Stupid Government
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Imagine
By: John Russell

… 23 hours in solitary confinement. … not being allowed to exercise. … anti-depressant medication being forcefully administered. … carpet burns from the heavy blankets. … no pillows or personal belongings. … stripping to your underwear before bed … not being allowed to have a blanket over your head. … a light on in the [...]

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Proposition 8 Struck Down
By: Barry Belmont

Take that bigots of the world. And that people-who-think-you-can-vote-away-other-people’s-rights. Go get those criminals…oh wait…that’s if I saw them two days ago… Silly me, I thought rights (you know, like the basic fundamental cogs that turn with every action such as voluntary interaction) were now and forever…

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A Society Without a State
By: Barry Belmont

This is an article written by Murray N. Rothbard. How one could fail to join the anarchist side of the debate after listening to him is beyond me. Please do enjoy. A Society Without a State In attempting to outline how a “society without a state” – that is, an anarchist society – might function [...]

4 Comments Posted in Anarchy, Justice, Law, The State
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NY Police May Now Taser Suspects in Order to Collect DNA Evidence
By: John Russell

It is now legal for the police in New York to “drive stun” suspects with a taser in order to collect DNA evidence from them. A judgment issued by the New York Supreme Court Judge Sara Sperrazza ruled that the police in Niarga Falls who shocked Ryan Smith into compliance to gather a DNA sample [...]

1 Comment Posted in Justice, Law Enforcement Series, Police, The State
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