SOPA, the Stop Internet Piracy Act, is the latest congressional move to put an end to the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material.
The basic idea of SOPA -- now considered in the House of Representatives -- and its Senate analog, the Protect Intellectual Property Act, purportedly aims at ... More >>
The latest release from war whistle-blowers WikiLeaks -- over 390,000 classified documents about the Iraq War -- "constituted the most comprehensive and detailed account of any war ever to have entered the public record," according to the group's founder, Julian Assange, who is profiled today ... More >>
It is great news that the Iranian-American journalist Roxana Saberi, recently arrested and convicted in Iran on what appear to be bogus charges, including spying, has been released. The Iranians, doubtless under U.S. State Department pressure, commuted her sentence from eight years in prison to two ... More >>