Originally published at OpenMarket.org.
The prevention of regulation and the Rule of Law pounding its mighty fist within a medium or sector of business is generally something that is lauded around these parts. On occasion, though, an industry will find that it is possibly pushing the envelope ever so much over the line and [...]Continue Reading →
Last week Rep. Joe Baca (D-CA) co-sponsored a bill (H.R. 231), [sic] The Video Game Health Labeling Act of 2009, along with Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA), (because the issue obviously crosses party lines) that would place a cigarette like warning label on video games to make gamers and parents aware of the dangers [...]Continue Reading →
Four days ago I woke up to a Wall Street Journal article indicating that Google wanted to join forces with various telecomms to obtain a fast lane to their services. Now, four days in Internet time is certainly akin to years in meatspace, to be sure. But before I put my fingers to [...]Continue Reading →
I honestly cannot think of anything more unscrupulous in politics besides straight out murdering someone than trying to sell off an empty seat in the U.S. Senate. But that’s exactly what Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was attempting to do. Seriously. U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald called it, “truly a new low.”
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Everyone likes free stuff. And apparently lately the government likes giving stuff away. So it seems like it’s a good fit. On Dec. 2nd, the FCC decided that they would consider giving free Internet away. And by “give away free Internet,” what they meant was forcing the corporation with the winning bid to [...]Continue Reading →
In a dramatic :rolleyes: Internet moment, GamePolitics throws Christians under the bus as they attempt to highlight the “conservative christian” ties of mutual fund investment firm, The Timothy Plan, as negative. This was obviously done after the author discovered the firm put out a report advising their clients on video game content, including [...]Continue Reading →
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