Tag Archives: Censorship

Censorship Con

A profound reversal in attitudes has taken place in the last twenty years. While in the 1960’s the cries of “freedom” and “liberty” came from Progressives, today it is the right that sees liberty under attack. The campaign rhetoric of … Continue reading

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Liberty, Anarchy & The Digital Age

About a year ago I was at the house of my friend David Fanning on the Massachusetts coast when a call came in that messed up our weekend plans. David has been the Executive Producer of PBS’s flagship show Frontline … Continue reading

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Wired’s Party Line

I don’t have a publicist and so I rely on the kindness of friends to spread the word about my new book, Outlaw Blues; Adventures in the Counter-Culture Wars. Its been pretty well reviewed and has been in the number … Continue reading

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Sumner Redstone Sould Be Ashamed

Sumner Redstone, the controlling shareholder of CBS, always shows up at the big Hollywood liberal parties and brags about how he is a great fighter for the First Amendment. But yesterday, CBS Outdoor, the billboard company that controls much of … Continue reading

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Sexy Photo Gate

As I’ve said before, its hard for countries still trying to practice Internet censorship to know where the next challenge will come from. China is entranced by a new scandal known as “Sexy Photo Gate”and the desire of average citizens … Continue reading

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