Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag: politics

California becomes first state to enact ban on revenge porn; neglects to include selfies

California has become the first state to pass a bill specifically banning "revenge porn" - the act of posting nude photos or video for...

The Lead – Brand New Calamity: If downloading won’t kill labels, maybe the post...

With the explosion in file-sharing on the internet and the incremental obsolescence of the CD, traditional models for purchasing music have been hit hard...

Inauguration Blues: Miss May I, Saves The Day and more suggest the agenda for...

It seems like only yesterday we were in the throes of a never-ending election year. Fortunately, it did finally end, and once the winner...

Weekly Playlist #8: White House Rock

We’ve heard it a bazillion times whenever a president walks into the room: dun-dun dah-dah, dah-dah-dun-dah-dah dah-daaahh-dah. To that we say, “Boooring.” So, just...

Hostage Calm’s guide to ballot provisions: Marriage Equality, Marijuana and More

Everyone is focused on the close race for president. The presidency holds an enormous amount of power, so this national attention is understandable. But...

Silversun Pickups issue cease and desist order to Mitt Romney campaign

Silversun Pickups' lawyer has issued a cease and desist order today to the Romney political camp for illegal use of the band's song "Panic...

Henry Rollins announces Capitalism Tour

Former Black Flag frontman Henry Rollins has announced that he will embark on a pre-election "Capitalism Tour" this fall. The political talking tour will...

Essay on punk in the US and UK: “Unless you print them on a...

(Above: Russian feminist punks Pussy Riot) Interesting new Op-Ed at the New York Times today, in which Jessica Bruder talks about the growing resistant punk movement...

SOPA/PIPA Protests Produce Results

After Wednesday's protest against SOPA/PIPA, the power of the internet shows as both the House of Representatives and Senate have postponed action of the...

SOPA Strike Roundup

As you may have noticed today, high-profile websites such as Google, Wikipedia, Reddit and Tumblr have posted blackout notices of some kind—or even gone...

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