Download Uproar: Record Industry Goes After Personal Use -

Posted on Mon 31 December 2007 in Dispatches • Tagged with abuse, copyright, law, music, riaa, wtf • 1 min read

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Now the RIAA is filing suit for people making “unauthorized copies” of their music, by which they mean ripping a legally purchased CD to mp3 for personal use. Don’t let the Jammie Thomas photo fool you, the aspect of the suit the article is talking about does not …

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Christmas in Detention

Posted on Sun 23 December 2007 in Dispatches • Tagged with friends, immigration, law, politics • 1 min read

My friend Christina, who works in immigration law, has penned this powerful post regarding how immigrants in detention will be spending their holiday season. I’m not the only one linking to this or quoting the same passage, but it’s such a powerful image:

One of the detention centers …

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