Archive for the 'Censorship' Category

Mortal Kombat Banned in Australia

I think that probably most people here in the US know that one of the oldest classic video games around is “Mortal Kombat”.  Many also know about and eagerly anticipate a modern remake of the classic game.  However if you live in Australia you’re out of luck because it’s been banned.  (Here’s a PDF of […]

Freenet Downloads Updated

I have updated the freenet install archives on my freenet page. This update included two things. 1, I updated the default bookmarks so that they now point to the current editions 2, I replaced the seednodes.ref file in each archive with a current one I’m planning to do more updates on this page soon. [tags]freenet, […]

What Wikileaks Should Have Done

As most of you are probably aware the ultimate whistleblower site, wikileaks, has once again been in the news quite a bit because it has published thousands of documents, messages and so on that have proven to be a major source of embarrassment to not only the US government but to several other governments around […]

Obama Offended by US Flag?

There’s one of those all too common forwarded forwarded emails going around.  The big thing that makes this one different is that what it’s talking about is TRUE! The email tells that Obama has ordered that the US flag is NOT to be flown at the US Army’s base of operations in Haiti where relief […]

Canadian Supreme Court Case May Destroy Internet

I just read an article on montrealgazette.com that left me shaking my head in utter disbelief at the sheer stupidity of the situation. It seems that a Vancouver businessman, Wayne Crookes, claims that writer Jon Newton defamed him by linking to reputation-smearing articles in a 2006 post about free speech on his website, www.p2pnet.net. Essentially […]