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Net Neutrality – They Just Don’t Git It?

I rarely update this blog but now there is a topic where I have to blow off some steam. And hopefully point any would be visitors in the right direction. The topic is net neutrality. Here goes: Have you gotten accustomed to using the internet on a daily basis during the last decade? Would you say it is an important medium for you? Do you appreciate the fact that YOU get to choose which websites, services... read more

SOPA Is Trash

One industry. One mission. To fight the “good fight” against greedy thieves – using ANY means necessary! From the creators of the region coded DVD disc and countless stunningly imaginative lawsuits: SOPA! Coming to all digital devices near you soon! Please excuse the frivolities above, but I just couldn’t’ help myself. Because the Stop Online Piracy Act, and its associated... read more

Swedish Logical Fallacies about File Sharing

I watched a debate on Swedish television the other night, it was about P2P networks and the Alliance government’s new plans of giving record companies and the like rights to hunt down individual file sharers and sue them. From the view of personal integrity this is of course a problematic issue. But what I found even more perplexing was that there is absolutely no reasoning with those who hold the... read more

Adventures in Domain Name Registration

Okay, so here comes the first rant for this brand new blog – so hold on to your hats dear readers (yes, both of you). When I was trying to register an appropriate domain name for this blog, I encountered the same samba dance of annoying issues I always have when registering a new domain name: 1) Type in the name I came up with – after having one of those light bulb moments – at my... read more