Copyfight

Today’s internet “strike” by Wikipedia, Mozilla, Craig’s List and other sites (the list is long and growing) has raised global attention to the US bills now working their way through Congress, known as Protect-IP. Depending on where you sit, Protect-IP will either destroy the internet or protect against the digital pirating of intellectual property. For…

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A Less-Lethal Business

The deaths of protestors at the hands of Egypt’s military have focused attention on US shipments of arms, including “less lethal” tear gas. From Cairo. Alix Dunn argues that so far business actions are speaking louder than diplomatic words. Successive speeches by US officials about the “legitimate aspirations of the Egyptian people” have increasingly bent…

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