What Biden’s Victory Means For Net Neutrality – and for Ajit Pai

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"A victory by Joe Biden in the Nov. 3 election could usher in an abrupt change in the nation's telecommunications policy, restoring so-called net neutrality regulation," Bloomberg recently reported:Biden hasn't talked much about the FCC during the campaign, but his party's platform is specific. It...

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Captain John J. Sheridan’s thoughts on the election: “We have come home!”

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Captain Sheridan – Babylon 5, Endgame

This is not the voice of treason. These are your sons, your daughters, whose loyalties have never wavered, whose beliefs in this Alliance has forced us to take extraordinary means. For justice, for peace, for the future, we have come home!

 

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November 8, 2020 – NATIONAL S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M. DAY – NATIONAL CAPPUCCINO DAY – NATIONAL PARENTS AS TEACHERS DAY – NATIONAL HARVEY WALLBANGER DAY

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Artkive Box lets you preserve your child’s artwork forever as a brilliant hardcover book

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Check with almost any parent and they'll probably be able to tell you exactly where it is. You know…the box.The box that collects the accumulated masterpiece works of their junior Picasso over the years. The drawings. The finger paintings. The macaroni collages. — Read the rest

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Former Astronaut Wins US Senate Seat Once Held By Republican John McCain

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"Mark Kelly will soon be the fourth NASA astronaut to serve in the U.S. Congress," writes People magazine.DevNull127 shares their report:In a tweet posted Wednesday, he said he was "deeply honored" to have been elected and to serve in the seat once held by the late Sen. John McCain. A retired U...

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Miserable Failures

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I don't waver from my position that before Covid there was no doubt the Bush administration had outdone the Trump administration on the awfulness scale. Still I didn't have nearly the contempt for everybody who enabled Bush, even slightly, that I do for everybody in the orbit of the Trump administr...

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Uber and Lyft Will Push For More Laws Classifying Drivers as Independent Contractors

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"Uber helped wage a $200 million war in California to keep drivers as contractors," notes the Washington Post — successfully funding a ballot proposition that overrides a high-stakes 2019 law which insisted drivers be considered employees."But now that the ballot measure has passed, the com...

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LOCKDOWN 2

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NOAH'S PARK WE'LL MEET AGAIN,  DON'T KNOW WHERE, DON'T.............
Remember,  Remember the 5th of NovemberWhen lockdown came on us againGroup walking has gone. It's now One to OneI suppose we should  call it a pain.               ...

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EFF Argues RIAA is ‘Abusing DMCA’ to Take Down YouTube-DL

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While the RIAA has objected to a tool for downloading online videos, EFF senior activist Elliot Harmon responds with this question. "Who died and put them in charge of YouTube?"He asks the question in a new video "explainer" on the controversy, and argues in a new piece at EFF.org that the youtub...

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