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DMCA exceptions are the only rule definitions that keep this horrible law from violating First Amendment protections of individual speech. EFF needs all our support on this!
EFF will go to bat for users' rights at this month's hearings on exemptions to Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Section 1201's overreaching restriction on circumventing "access control" or "digital rights management" (DRM) technologies comes in direct conflict with lawful activities like conducting security research, repairing cars, and resuscitating old video games. For that reason, Congress included a provision allow...
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I'm tempted by the new Android and Linux ports in this bundle, even though I already have a few of them on other platforms.
 
It's time for Humble PC & Android Bundle 12!

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Get up to seven games that are playable on Windows, Mac, Linux, AND Android. Oh, and they're available DRM-free and on Steam!
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Even if the FCC finally starts enforcing Network Neutrality and related common carrier provisions of existing law, the Big ISP's like Comcast are just going to sue and weasel around their rules at will. If you want real competition and to take back your Internet, you'll have to start by sharing with neighbors and building it anew with them.
 
Comcast wants to gobble up all of your Internet. Let's stick a fork in this turkey!
Stick a fork in this turkey! Go to Local-Shares.Net today to start sharing anything that can be rented or resold, including network access! http://thndr.it/11xNNaz. We will post this message on your feed along with other supporters on. January 03 at 11:30PM PST.
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Be honest, do you really think these politicians are the best we have available? If not, please join the Startup Party USA's  Thunderclap and membership drive.
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I made some changes to this submission while I was on the phone with Knight Foundation representatives. Please take a look, and comment or applaud early and often!
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John Oliver finally found a good use for YouTube commenters!
 
I imagine that most of you reading this are already aware of how much the cable monopolies are threatening #netneutrality , but for anyone who isn't, this clip from John Oliver lays out perfectly what's at stake, and why we're even talking about this right now.
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Of all possible careers in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math), I'm most familiar with the video games industry. I'm still going to this panel to hear different perspectives on the industry from my own.

http://www.lapl.org/whats-on/events/teen-tech-week-steam-careers-and-video-games

It starts at 2pm in the LA Central Library Teen'Scape room.
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Here is historical objective proof that all knowledge network markets, including and perhaps especially writing, perform better in countries without copyright monopoly grants that control publishing and inherently favor incumbents over competition. The only market players who benefit from copyright are the publisher intermediaries who use these monopoly grants to extort high profit margins, to the detriment of both readers and authors. After Germany transitioned to a form of copyright after 1840, for example, authors wrote complaints to their publishers for keeping their books' prices artificially high, which killed demand for any more high earning reissues and revised editions. Copyright effectively traded huge quantity low margin sales for small batch high margin sales and much lower profits overall. Incumbent middlemen publishers keep more of any profits extracted via monopoly grants, so that more exclusive customers pay more but authors retain less overall. Only the politically connected incumbent extortionists win in any such monopoly allocation scheme.
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Very good points throughout this post. Found via +Wil Wheaton IIRC. I hope the only lasting outcome of GamerGate is more intelligent people willing to call out misogynist and tribalist jerks on their self-serving paranoid fabrications, and more empowered diversity as a result.

https://freethoughtblogs.com/lousycanuck/2014/10/19/entitlement-culture-war/
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After the next Illusion of Choice Awards are over for US Citizens, let's try real democratic voting systems in the USA!
 
If you watch this and think there's something deeply wrong with US elections, please join us here: https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/17726-bring-democracy-to-the-usa
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Last weekend to vote! We need all the votes and comments from your friends and networks to get this chance at $100K in grant funding!
 
Help make LA the best place to connect (100% faster!). http://buff.ly/1uhanxL Go vote today! #LA2050
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I just added a new video to introduce Data Roads Foundation, and to lead into our current IndieGoGo campaign:

http://igg.me/at/Unicorns-and-Gigabits-LA/x/6951903
 
Just in time for Mothers Day, an explanation of Data Roads and Net Neutrality that any kid with a mom should be able to understand!
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I just changed my mind.
Introduction
Imaginary incentives depend on successful mass delusion.
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20 successful years in technology, 12 of those in the video games industry.
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Closer Cycle Systems - Owner
Skills
Managing complexity, cognitive psychology, human incentive systems, technology, computers, networks, systems integration.
Employment
  • NELA-Shares.Net
    Founding Member, 2010 - present
    A nonprofit community shares network, and the first pilot cooperative network project of Data Roads Foundation.
  • Data Roads Foundation
    Founder, 2013 - present
    All roads should lead to all people, not just to Rome or other authoritarian hierarchs. This includes digital road networks, which carry people's data instead of their corporeal goods.
  • Closer Cycle Systems
    Owner, 2012 - present
    All businesses thrive as their work cycles shrink closer to match their best customers' needs -- more simply, securely, and sustainably. We help owners and operators bring both cycles closer, in every kind of trust relationship.
  • Oversee.net
    Product Manager, 2011 - 2012
  • High Impact Games
    IT Director, Senior Engineer, 2005 - 2009
  • Insomniac Games
    IT Director, Programmer, 1998 - 2005
  • Synerdyne
    Developer Intern, 1997 - 1998
  • Creative Kids
    Web Developer, 1996 - 1996
  • USC Software Systems
    Systems Analyst, 1994 - 1996
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