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CISPA is back: worst Internet law since SOPA needs you to fight it!

 at 9:56 am Mon, Feb 18

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CISPA is a sweeping, privacy-annihilating Internet law that we killed last year. The Congressmen who introduced it haven’t learned their lesson and they’ve reintroduced it. The price of freedom is eternal vigilance, right? We killed CISPA once before. We will kill CISPA again. It only works if you take part.

Last year, Representatives Rogers and Ruppersberger introduced CISPA, which would create a gaping new exemption to existing privacy law. CISPA would grant companies more power to obtain “threat” information (such as from private communications of users) and to disclose that data to the government without a warrant — including sending data to the National Security Agency.

Talk Like a Pirate Day

Talk Like a Pirate DayIt be just a matter o’ a smatterin’ o’ HOURS now! Prepare to unleash yer PIRATTITUDE on an unsuspectin’ world!  International Talk Like a Pirate Day is coming – THIS WEDNESDAY! What are YE doin’!?! Check out our map for piratical doin’s near ye!

Easy tip number one, if you want to talk like a pirate: Add “me hearties” to the end of any sentence.

Mark Summers, aka Cap’n Slappy, left, and John Baur, known as Ol’ Chumbucket, created Talk Like a Pirate Day.

The meaning is simple — “my friends, my mates” — said John “Ol’ Chumbucket” Baur, before offering as way of example, “Turn your head and cough, me hearties. Or, fill it up with regular, me hearties.”