Posts tagged IP

Monday Lazy Linking

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<li><p><a href="http://aaeblog.com/2011/05/28/groves-of-luxury-and-idleness/">Groves of Luxury and Idleness? Roderick, <cite>Austro-Athenian Empire</cite> (2011-05-28)</a>. <q>As is so often the case with right-wing critics of academia – even, or perhaps especially, those who are academics themselves (and so, perhaps, often brimming with resentment against their mostly left-wing colleagues?) – retiring sociology professor David Rubinstein, in his recent piece in The Weekly Standard, offers what I...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Saturday 2011-05-28.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://aaeblog.com/2011/05/26/imagine-no-taxation/">Imagine No Taxation. Roderick, <cite>Austro-Athenian Empire</cite> (2011-05-26)</a>. <q>The following letter appeared in today’s Opelika-Auburn News: To the Editor: Charlotte Ward asks us to imagine a world without taxes. (“Don’t like taxes? Imagine a world without these services,” Tuesday.) Okay, let’s try. What would it be like? True, the government wouldn’t be able to provide its services any...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Saturday 2011-05-28.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://aaeblog.com/2011/05/24/the-atrocity-of-hope-part-15-toward-a-new-radicalism/">The Atrocity of Hope, Part 15: Toward a New Radicalism. Roderick, <cite>Austro-Athenian Empire</cite> (2011-05-23)</a>. <q>Chris Hedges on corporate liberalism: The pillars of the liberal establishment – the press, the church, culture, the university, labor and the Democratic Party – all honor an unwritten quid pro quo with corporations and the power elite, as well as our masters of war, on whom they depend for...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Saturday 2011-05-28.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://libertarian-labyrinth.blogspot.com/2011/05/manifesto-of-sixteen-1916.html">The Manifesto of the Sixteen (1916) Shawn P. Wilbur, <cite>Two-Gun Mutualism &amp; the Golden Rule</cite> (2011-05-25)</a>. <q>[Here is a translation of the controversial "Manifesto of the Sixteen," the document issued by Peter Kropotkin, Jean Grave and others, advocating support for the Allies and opposition to Germany in World War I. I had promised this to members of the Anarchist Task Force on Wikipedia quite awhile back,...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Saturday 2011-05-28.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://cyganeria-masha.blogspot.com/2011/05/whoever-does-not-affirm-at-some-time.html">*&quot;Whoever does not affirm at some time the. Masha, <cite>Cyganeria</cite> (2011-05-23)</a>. <q>"Whoever does not affirm at some time the definite..terribleness of life, never takes possession of the unutterable powers of our existence; he merely walks at the edge; and when the decision is made eventually, he will have been neither one of the living nor one of the dead."~RilkeI know many...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2011-05-29.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://act.credoaction.com/comics/2011/05/the-slow-boil/">The slow boil. admin, <cite>This Modern World</cite> (2011-05-26)</a>.  <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2011-05-29.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://reason.com/blog/2011/05/16/food-nullification-the-sequel">Food Nullification: The Sequel. <cite>Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts.</cite> (2011-05-29)</a>. The War on the Informal Sector (Cont'd). <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2011-05-29.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://sheldonfreeassociation.blogspot.com/2011/05/revisionist-history-day-2011.html">Revisionist History Day, 2011. Sheldon Richman, <cite>Free Association</cite> (2011-05-29)</a>. <q>Today is Revisionist History Day, what others call Memorial Day. Americans are supposed to remember the country's war dead while being thankful that they protected our freedom and served our country. However, reading revisionist history (see a sampling below) or alternative news sites (start with Antiwar.com and don't forget to...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2011-05-29.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://www.qwantz.com/index.php?comic=1969">alternatively, why would i add you after only meeting you once?  what sort of dark magic is this. <cite>Dinosaur Comics</cite> (2011-05-27)</a>. <q>archive - contact - sexy exciting merchandise - cute - search - about← previousMay 27th, 2011nextMay 27th, 2011: This weekend I'm getting my first tattoo. Which tattoo? I'll give you a hint: it's one of the tattoos mentioned here. :0– Ryan</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2011-05-29.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://www.copblock.org/4850/columbia-swat-team-kills-dog-during-drug-raid-again/">Columbia SWAT team kills dog during drug raid — again. Dr. Q, <cite>Gangsters in Blue</cite> (2011-05-28)</a>. <q>One of the most widely watched police brutality videos from last year showed members of the Columbia Police Department’s SWAT team breaking into a man’s home in the middle of the night, shooting his two dogs, terrorizing him and his family, and finally arresting him for a tiny amount of...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2011-05-29.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://www.copblock.org/4813/d-mccarthy-stalks-libertyontour-com-again/">D. McCarthy Stalks LibertyOnTour.com – Again. Ademo Freeman, <cite>Gangsters in Blue</cite> (2011-05-27)</a>. <q>Originally posted at LibertyOnTour.com On our last day in Greenfield Beau and I headed to the local gas station to pick up a few things. On our way there we witnessed Daniel McCarthy, a member of the Greenfield police, make an illegal U-turn and park near our location. As we...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Monday 2011-05-30.)</em></p></li>

Wednesday Lazy Linking

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<li><p><a href="http://xkcd.com/887/">Future Timeline. <cite>xkcd.com</cite> (2011-04-17)</a>.  <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Monday 2011-04-18.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20110330/21570213703/big-media-to-innovative-app-maker-stop-innovating-without-our-permission.shtml">Big Media To Innovative App Maker: Stop Innovating Without Our Permission! | Techdirt. <cite>www.techdirt.com</cite> (2011-04-18)</a>. "And, honestly, if creating an app that makes it easier to read your content is a threat to your business, you're doing business wrong." <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Monday 2011-04-18.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://www.qwantz.com/index.php?comic=1944">boardgames are to monopoly as comics are to garfield, THAT&#39;S RIGHT I SAID IT. <cite>Dinosaur Comics</cite> (2011-04-19)</a>. I blame the Georgists. <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Tuesday 2011-04-19.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://aaeblog.com/2011/04/18/austro-californian-empire/">Austro-Californian Empire? Roderick, <cite>Austro-Athenian Empire</cite> (2011-04-18)</a>. <q>While in San Diego I’ll be meeting with the San Diego Austrians and the Café Libertalia folks on Thursday night. Details here (for the socially mediated).</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Tuesday 2011-04-19.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://eyeofthestorm.blogs.com/eye_of_the_storm/2011/04/if-i-was-interested-in-starting-aresistance-movement-i-would-proceed-by-simulated-terrorism-such-a-procedure-is-suggeste.html">if i was interested in starting a...resistance movement, i. Captain Capitulation, <cite>eye of the storm</cite> (2011-04-19)</a>. <q>if i was interested in starting a...resistance movement, i would proceed by simulated terrorism. such a procedure is suggested by things like this, where i&#39;m thinking the authorities evacuated a mall or at least closed in en masse to get a guy wandering around a mall with a rifle, when it...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Tuesday 2011-04-19.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://www.copblock.org/2766/birmingham-officers-who-beat-man-while-he-was-unconscious-to-be-reinstated/">Birmingham officers who beat man while he was unconscious to be reinstated. Dr. Q, <cite>Gangsters in Blue</cite> (2011-04-15)</a>. <q>On January 23, 2008 Birmingham police officers attempted to stop and question one Anthony Shannon Warren about suspected drug activity. Warren fled in his car. Because interrogating people about suspected involvement in activities that harm no one is much more important than public safety, the officers decided that the best...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Wednesday 2011-04-20.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://cherylcline.wordpress.com/2011/04/19/on-controlling-parents/">On Controlling Parents. <cite>der Blaustrumpf</cite> (2011-04-20)</a>. "Many of the comments, like the author herself, blame Rand for the father’s selfishness.  What struck me is not the awfulness of Rand’s philosophy, though awful it is, but that a seemingly infinite number of options are available to parents who wish to justify abuse.  A hardcore Objectivist parent is rare, thankfully, but it’d be easy to envision a Christian parent who would justify similar deprivation as a lesson in altruism and humility – the very opposite  of Rand’s alleged ideals." - Cheryl Cline <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Wednesday 2011-04-20.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://darianworden.com/blog/2011/04/free-market-anti-capitalism/">Free Market Anti-Capitalism Paper Online. DarianW, <cite>DarianWorden.com</cite> (2011-04-19)</a>. <q>My contribution to the 2011 APEE Topics in Free-Market Anti-Capitalism panel is now available for download from my archives page: Capitalism, Free Enterprise, and Progress: Partners or Adversaries? The paper disentangles the concepts of capitalism, free enterprise, and progress in the context of the early Industrial Revolution. While a lot...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Wednesday 2011-04-20.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://reason.com/blog/2011/04/20/digital-cash-sparks-digital-de">Digital Cash Sparks Digital Debate. Jesse Walker, <cite>Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts.</cite> (2011-04-20)</a>. <q>Writing in Time, of all places, Jerry Brito discusses Bitcoin, the latest alternative currency to capture the digerati&#39;s imagination: The web has also seen all-purpose digital currencies, from defunct dot-com bubble start-ups Flooz and Beenz, to the slightly more successful e-gold. Unlike cash, however, digital currencies to date have had a...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Wednesday 2011-04-20.)</em></p></li>

Re: Guy Claims He Owns The Idea Of Oprah Visiting Australia, Plans To Sue

    <p><a href="http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20110112/03022212613/guy-claims-he-owns-idea-oprah-visiting-australia-plans-to-sue.shtml">Guy Claims He Owns The Idea Of Oprah Visiting Australia, Plans To Sue. <cite>Techdirt</cite> (2011-01-18)</a>:</p><blockquote><q>When you think that ideas are ownable, you get absolutely ridiculous scenarios, such as the idea that anyone could ever "own" the idea of Oprah Winfrey visiting Australia. And yet, a dive boat operator in Australia is planning to sue Tourism Australia, because of Oprah Winfrey's recent visit. You see,...</q></blockquote>

The Australo-Galambosian strikes back. Hey, a man’s got a right to defend his Primary Property.

(Via Kevin Carson, who I will not be paying $5 for the idea. Sorry, dude.)

Monday Lazy Linking

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<li><p><a href="http://everybodyslibraries.com/2010/06/20/how-we-talk-about-the-president-a-quick-exploration-in-google-books/">How we talk about the president: A quick exploration in Google Books. John Mark Ockerbloom, <cite>Everybody&#39;s Libraries</cite> (2010-06-20)</a>. <q>On The Online Books Page, I’ve been indexing a collection of memorial sermons on President Abraham Lincoln, all published shortly after his assassination, and digitized by Emory University.  Looking through them, I was struck by how often Lincoln was referred to as “our Chief Magistrate”.  That’s a term you don’t...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2010-07-09.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/reason/DailyBrickbats/~3/zyhd6yQk0JQ/nibbling-away">Nibbling Away. <cite>Daily Brickbats</cite> (2010-07-09)</a>. The War on the Informal Sector (Cont'd.): $2,000 to sell salsa. <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2010-07-09.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/reason/DailyBrickbats/~3/g2tyTPyqKrI/leave-it-to-the-professionals">Leave It to the Professionals. <cite>Daily Brickbats</cite> (2010-07-09)</a>. Government Vs. Public Safety and Human Decency <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2010-07-09.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://aidthoughts.org/?p=1359">Unity and Fragmentation. Ranil Dissanayake, <cite>Aid Thoughts</cite> (2010-07-08)</a>. <q>I was in Cape Town last week for the World Cup, and watched the Ghana – Uruguay quarterfinal in the FIFA Fan Fest there, together with several thousand supports from South Africa and abroad. For those who have missed it, Ghana lost in controversial circumstances, and the trend of blatant...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Friday 2010-07-09.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://aaeblog.com/2010/07/10/ideas-that-stick-with-you/">Ideas That Stick With You. Roderick, <cite>Austro-Athenian Empire</cite> (2010-07-10)</a>. <q>Under the feudal system, rights to one’s person were alienable (swearing fealty to a lord was irrevocable) while rights to land often weren’t (a feudal lord couldn’t sell his estate, as it belonged in perpetuity to his heirs) – the exact reverse of the rights system that most libertarians advocate....</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Saturday 2010-07-10.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://takebacktheland.blogspot.com/2010/07/takebackthelandorg-one-dc-liberates.html">{takebacktheland.org} ONE DC Liberates Land in Nation&#39;s Capital. Max Rameau, <cite>takebacktheland</cite> (2010-07-10)</a>. <q>VIEW FULL STORY PICTURES AND NEWS CLIPS ON TAKEBACKTHELAND.ORG http://www.takebacktheland.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=newsstory&amp;newsletterID=162Metro DC police plan to evict community from Tent City on Monday July 12 Community organization ONE DC &quot;liberated&quot; a vacant lot in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC on the afternoon of Saturday, July 10, 2010. The contentious Parcel 42,...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Saturday 2010-07-10.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://neuroanthropology.net/2010/07/10/we-agree-its-weird-but-is-it-weird-enough/">We agree it’s WEIRD, but is it WEIRD enough? gregdowney, <cite>Neuroanthropology</cite> (2010-07-10)</a>. <q>The most recent edition of Behavioral and Brain Sciences carries a remarkable review article by Joseph Henrich, Steven J. Heine and Ara Norenzayan, ‘The weirdest people in the world?’ The article outlines two central propositions; first, that most behavioural science theory is built upon research that examines intensely a narrow...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Saturday 2010-07-10.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://inciteblog.wordpress.com/2010/07/11/sistersong-spark-and-sisterlove-defeat-sb-529/">SISTERSONG, SPARK, and SisterLove Defeat SB 529. <cite>INCITE! Blog</cite> (2010-07-11)</a>. Victory in Georgia. <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2010-07-11.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://flipfloppingjoy.com/2010/07/09/the-politics-of-apology/">the politics of apology. bfp, <cite>flip flopping joy</cite> (2010-07-09)</a>. <q>i read this post by macha at VL, and just about threw up. i’m just sick, sick, watching those videos. (long story short, a woman was attacked by men for talking shit about men she slept with). the videos show the attacks on this woman—one is of men slapping her,...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2010-07-11.)</em></p></li>

Monday Lazy Linking

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<li><p><a href="http://aaeblog.com/2010/05/20/bye-bye-for-ip/">Bye-Bye for IP. Roderick, <cite>Austro-Athenian Empire</cite> (2010-05-20)</a>. <q>Another blast from the past, out of the same box: I believe this letter to the Durham-based Independent Weekly was published, in some form at any rate. 3 February 1995 To the Editor: The copyright hassles of Blaise Faint (Independent Weekly 2/1/95) [2010 note: alas, I no longer recall what...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Saturday 2010-05-22.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://aaeblog.com/2010/05/22/uncle-grady-still-has-a-gun/">Uncle Grady Still Has a Gun. Roderick, <cite>Austro-Athenian Empire</cite> (2010-05-22)</a>. <q>The following letter appeared in today’s Opelika-Auburn News; it’s a rejoinder to a recent reply to my “Uncle Grady” letter. To the Editor: Carol Robicheaux (May 15) accuses me of hubris, hypocrisy, and naivety for my preference for voluntary modes of social organization over coercive ones – as though personal...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Saturday 2010-05-22.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://aaeblog.com/2010/05/22/how-walter-williams-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-the-state/">How Walter Williams Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the State. Roderick, <cite>Austro-Athenian Empire</cite> (2010-05-22)</a>. <q>Walter Williams asks (CHT LRC): There are close to 7 billion people on our planet. I’d like to know how the libertarians answer this question: Does each individual on the planet have a natural or God-given right to live in the U.S.? … I believe most people, even my open-borders...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Saturday 2010-05-22.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://www.phdcomics.com/comics.php?f=1320">05/21/10 PHD comic: 'If only' <cite>PHD Comics</cite> (2010-05-23)</a>. <q>Piled Higher &amp; Deeper by Jorge Cham www.phdcomics.com title: &quot;If only&quot; - originally published 5/21/2010 For the latest news in PHD Comics, CLICK HERE!</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2010-05-23.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://xkcd.com/743/">Infrastructures. <cite>xkcd.com</cite> (2010-05-20)</a>.  <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2010-05-23.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=502500630&amp;v=wall&amp;story_fbid=122655867757355">I'm a criminal and so are you. Tennyson McCalla, <cite>Tennyson McCalla&#39;s Facebook Links</cite> (2010-05-21)</a>. <q>I'm a criminal and so are youSource: www.cnn.comWho am I? How do I identify?    [H/T Jo Hastings. This is good stuff.]"Lately, I've been telling people that I'm a criminal. This shocks most people, since I don't 'look like' one. I'm a fairly clean-cut, light-skinned black woman with fancy degrees from Vanderbilt...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2010-05-23.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://blogofbile.com/2010/05/16/julian-heicklens-2010-05-14-progress-report/">Julian Heicklen’s 2010-05-14 Progress Report. bile, <cite>blog of bile</cite> (2010-05-15)</a>. <q>FIJA DISTRIBUTIONS MAY 10–14, 2010 1. FIJA Demonstration in Trenton, NJ, 5/10/10 Jim Babb, George Donnelly, and I arrived at the U. S. District Courthouse at 402 E. State Street in Trenton, NJ, at 11:40 am on Monday, May 10, 2010. It was a sunny, but chilly and mildly windy...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2010-05-23.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://blog.iblamethepatriarchy.com/2010/05/16/and-they-moved-to-stars-hollow-and-lived-happily-ever-after/">And they moved to Stars Hollow and lived happily ever after. Jill, <cite>I Blame The Patriarchy</cite> (2010-05-16)</a>. <q>This post would have appeared earlier, but I only just now got the gore and debris cleaned up. I allude to the obstreperal lobe tissue dripping from the bunkhouse rafters. That’s right, I blew another lobe, and no doubt you did, too, when you heard about the insane bill that...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Sunday 2010-05-23.)</em></p></li>
<li><p><a href="http://insteadofablog.wordpress.com/2010/05/23/counter-culture/">Counter Culture. Neverfox, <cite>Anarchoblogs in English</cite> (2010-05-23)</a>. <q>Allison Kilkenny writes: The free market can’t provide solutions to many social problems. As Oliver Willis (sarcastically) put it, “instead of boycotting [the] bus, rosa parks should have been an entrepreneur and started her own bus service. let the market decide.” Therein lies the problem with Libertarian [sic] philosophy. Social...</q> <em style="font-size: smaller">(Linked Monday 2010-05-24.)</em></p></li>