Free Speech

Public Radio’s Enormous Typo

Sunday, July 1st, 2012
Marketplace Morning Edition reports that it's the end of all sex as we know it. Unless their transcriber just made a very big mistake...By Lou Cabron Full article »

Transhumanist Salvation or Judgment Day?

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009
What happens when humans can really merge with robots, and there's real nanotechnology? R.U. Sirius confronts the ultimate question: will technology save humankind — or destroy it? By Lou Cabron
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Tuesday, December 25th, 2007
Van Jones tells the inspiring and amusing story of his early days at the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights for a conference of the Craigslist Foundation. By Destiny
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What If Ben Were One of Us?

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007
Time magazine's former editor asks: Would Benjamin Franklin by a blogger? By Destiny
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Bush Administration’s Greatest Hits (To Your Face)

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007
There have been so many awesome hits! We have only scratched the surface here. Collect them all! By RU Sirius
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The QuestionAuthority Proposal

Monday, November 26th, 2007
It's time for all those who oppose authoritarian governance and culture to put aside their differences and join together in a coalition that can act as a counterforce to this gathering threat to our liberties. By RU Sirius
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The Open Source Party Proposal

Monday, November 26th, 2007
A call for dynamic discourse about the things that really need to change, and how to evolve a new political organization that could kick up some noise by the time the next political season (2010) rolls around. By RU Sirius
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Catching Up With an Aqua Teen Terrorist

Thursday, November 15th, 2007
January 31, 2007: a day that will live in infamy. The great city of Boston was brought to its knees by the appearance of unexpected L.E.D. placards in places where they didn't belong. An interview with one of the evildoers. By RU Sirius
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Are We Losing the Fight for Porn?

Thursday, November 8th, 2007
It may not matter what the courts say about free speech or what the law is about adult content — because our Department of Justice has its own agenda. By Steve Robles
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Is The Net Good For Writers?

Friday, October 5th, 2007
10 professional writers answer the most important question of our time. By RU Sirius
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Art or Bioterrorism: Who Cares?

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007
The FBI detained artist Steve Kurtz for 22 hours. But when tests proved the bio-chemicals he'd had were completely harmless — they prosecuted him anyways. By RU Sirius
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Ed Rosenthal: Big Man of Buds

Monday, September 10th, 2007
An interview with the legendary pot activist. By RU Sirius
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Web Fight: Wikipedia, YouTube vs. Perverted Justice

Tuesday, August 21st, 2007
Is the group behind "Dateline: To Catch a Predator" gunning for the internet itself? By Lou Cabron
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Sex Panic! — An Interview With Debbie Nathan

Friday, July 6th, 2007
Award-winning investigative journalist Debbie Nathan talks about "Satanic day care," the nature of pornography addiction, and controversial reporting on kiddie porn by the New York Times. By Susie Bright
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Anarchy for the USA: A Conversation with Josh Wolf

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007
Anti-globalist activism, anarchism, and his new projects to "Free The Media" and give prisoners a voice in the blogosphere. By RU Sirius

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The Cartoon Porn Shop Janitor — Carol Burnett vs. Family Guy

Monday, June 11th, 2007
What happens when you draw a 74-year-old comedienne into a prime time cartoon on the Fox Network -- as the janitor at an adult bookstore? By Destiny Full article »

A Conversation with Justin Kan of

Wednesday, June 6th, 2007
When Justin Kan clipped a mobile camera onto his cap, opening, it was just another step along the way to the fully mediated life. By RU Sirius Full article »

Venezuela: Dispatch from a Surrealist Autocracy

Thursday, May 31st, 2007
Hugo Chavez was once Venezuela's media darling. Now he is the media. A dispatch from a concerned Venezuelan citizen. By Rodrigo Arcaya Full article »

EFF Attorney Jason Schultz vs. Stephen Colbert

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007

Starting with a whiteboard and a teacher’s instincts, Jason Schultz makes the Michael Crook free speech case as clear as a flowchart — days before Colbert poorly attempted the same move. By Jeff Diehl

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Official Launch: 10ZM.TV

Monday, March 19th, 2007
Have you checked out MondoGlobo's new video show? You may have, and don't even know it! By Jeff Diehl Full article »

“Dear Internet, I’m Sorry”

Wednesday, March 14th, 2007
Even while delivering a video apology "to all bloggers, webmasters and other individuals" as part of a settlement agreement with 10 Zen Monkeys, he somehow seems determined to be the most hated man on the internet. By Lou Cabron Full article »

Is Yahoo/Flickr DMCA Policy Censorship?

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007
Photographer and blogger Thomas Hawk tells the story of his Flickr stream vs. Michael Crook. By Jeff Diehl Full article »

“Scientology Fugitive” Arrested

Sunday, February 4th, 2007
On Friday, Arizona police arrested a 64-year-old man -- a fugitive since 2001 in a bizarre war that mixes free speech, copyright law, and the Church of Scientology. By RU Sirius Full article »

Has Michael Crook Harassed You?

Wednesday, December 27th, 2006
Now is your chance to support the free speech rights of bloggers and webmasters by simply telling us your story. By Jeff Diehl Full article »

The Crooks of the World Hurt Copyright, Free Speech

Sunday, December 10th, 2006
Michael Crook himself is not much of a threat to free speech or copyright. However, the Michael Crooks of the world, are. By Jonathan Bailey Full article »

Crook’s Internet Club

Monday, November 6th, 2006
The Internet's most hated figure, Michael Crook, belonged to the Internet Club in high school, where he trained students "on how to use the Internet properly." By Lou Cabron Full article »

EFF and 10 Zen Monkeys vs. Michael Crook and DMCA

Wednesday, November 1st, 2006
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is representing 10 Zen Monkeys in a civil lawsuit against griefer Michael Crook for abusing the DMCA and violating our free speech rights. By Jeff Diehl Full article »

The Perversions of Perverted-Justice

Monday, October 2nd, 2006
In the name of protecting society from its most reviled deviants, they've aimed their vigilante arsenal at rival web sites, personal enemies, and even Google and Wikipedia. By Lou Cabron Full article »