Category Archives: Society

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Senator McCaskill supports Arbitration Fairness Act of 2007

I’m a happy camper. I just received an email from Senator McCaskill’s office that the good Senator is supporting the Arbitration Fairness Act of 2007. I know my House Rep, Carnahan is on board. Now, I have to decide if … Continue reading

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Nullifiers

One thing I’ve discovered this weekend, is there are some people who suck the life out of a discussion. They use their popularity, their rank, their legions of fans, to overwhelm and crush any opposition. No, crush is a melodramatic … Continue reading

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Lessig Re-Focused

I had missed Lawrence Lessig’s announcement of his re-focused effort earlier in the year. However, I’m not terribly surprised to hear that Lessig has shifted his focus, from IP and the Creative Commons to ‘fighting corruption’. Even before the iCommons … Continue reading

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Fight is on for Fair Arbitration

The fight has started for fair arbitration. TortDeform has an extensive write-up on the second day of hearings associated with the Arbitration Fairness Act of 2007. I’m familiar with all of the cases mentioned in the testimony, and they just … Continue reading

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Dodging Bullets

St. Louis dodged the bullet this week, but then got hit with the canons. From Jo Mannies, my favorite columnist at St. Louis Today: President George W. Bush is cancelling his plans to visit St. Louis on Thursday, and is … Continue reading

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Riots in The Valley

Rumors have been flying that riots and violence unimaginable have been happening in the fire-stricken disaster areas around Los Angeles and San Diego. Firefighters are now refusing to enter and render assistance to victims in communities such as Rancho Bernardo … Continue reading

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Binding the iPhone

There’s talk of a class action lawsuit against Apple because of the iPhone. Guess what we find in the Apple/AT&T iPhone contract agreement? Continue reading

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