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Wikileaks.org shutdown by California court; how a webhost can hijack your url

Wikileaks.org, a site dedicated to providing an open forum for whistleblowers to expose corporate and government misdeeds, has been shut down in its entirety by a U.S. federal district court in San Francisco. This is really a "New Media Wrong."

Time Warner Puts a Meter on the Internet

Time Warner Cable has confirmed that it will be rolling out metered pricing for Internet access in Beaumont, TX. Although the exact terms have apparently not been set, packages would reportedly offer between 5 gigabytes and 40 gigabytes a month, with the top plan costing roughly the same as the company’s current highest-speed service (~$50-60/month).

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A citizen's legal guide to using Creative Commons licenses

In this Citizen’s Guide to Creative Commons, we’ll walk you through the various Creative Commons licenses, and explain the ways the different elements of a CC license work together. We’ll cover how to properly use and attribute someone else’s CC licensed work, and general best practices regarding CC licenses. Updated August 2015!

A citizen's legal guide to fair use in copyright law

Fair use allows limited use of copyrighted material without requiring permission from the rights holders, such as use for scholarship or review. It provides for the legal, non-licensed citation or incorporation of copyrighted material in another author's work and is based on free speech rights. Learn more.

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