Friday Lazy Linking

<li><p><a href="">Net Neutrality: forcing companies to pay attention to their networks. <cite>Ian Bicking: a blog</cite> (2010-08-18)</a>. I absolutely reject any proposal that Net Neturality ought to be enforced through government regulations; but this is as good a short explanation as I've read of why it <b>is</b> a good ideal for us to insist on, non-coercively, as a basic requirement for acceptable service from a network operator. <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Wednesday 2010-08-18.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="">“Guys in Jail Are Going To Rape You” Radley Balko, <cite>The Agitator</cite> (2010-08-18)</a>. <q>An undercover New York City cop threatens a man taking cell phone video with arrest for being disrespectful. He then explains that an arrest means a weekend in jail, where he’ll probably be raped. The confrontation appears to have occurred during an undercover bust of a suspected “illegal social club,”...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Wednesday 2010-08-18.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="">The Contradiction of a Conservative, continued. Sheldon Richman, <cite>Free Association</cite> (2010-08-18)</a>. <q>News Corp. (Murdoch, WSJ, Fox) gave $1 million to the Republican Governors Association because the company "has always believed in the power of free markets and in organizations like the RGA, which have a pro-business agenda...."Not only are those not the same things, they are in conflict with each other....</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2010-08-20.)</em></p></li>


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