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Liberty NewsWire Thursday, January 26, 2012


Liberty NewsWire Thursday, January 26, 2012

The only way to stem piracy is to make more content more widely available at a competitive price point, and include added-value that pirates can't match. It seems so obvious, at least to those of us not invested in failing 20th century business models. Piracy exists because consumers want content and can't get it legitimately. Legislation can't fix this. Remember Prohibition? Technology will find a way around enforcement every time. Remember DRM?" – John Tarnoff for the Huffington Post (see full story immediately below)

Individual Liberty

SOPA/PIPA [Internet Regulation]:

Huffington Post – Piracy Shmiracy: We Need New 21st Century Business Models

The Atlantic – The SOPA/PIPA Protests: Who Cared Most?

EWeek – Secret Government Talks Create Treaty Stricter Than SOPA, PIPA

School Choice:

Public Broadcasting Atlanta – Thousands Rally in Support of School Choice

War on Drugs:

Examiner – Second Medical Marijuana Amendment Approved by Ohio Ballot Board

Gun Control:

Richmond Times-Dispatch – Senate Panel Backs Repeal of One Gun a Month Law

Foreign Policy


Yahoo! News – Ahmadinejad says Iran ready for nuclear talks 


Federal Reserve:

Los Angeles Times – Federal Reserve Move on Interest Rates Good for Borrowers

Bloomberg – ‘Fool In the Shower’ to Give Fed a Good Scalding


AP – Taxpayers still owed $132.9B from bailout: report


WTOP News – Delinquent: Feds, military owe $3.4B in unpaid taxes

Investor’s Business Daily – 36 Obama aides owe $833,000 in back taxes



Heritage Foundation – Obamacare: Obama ends Medicare As We Know It

Other News

Washington Post – Tim Thomas Says He Skipped White House Trip Because ‘Government Has Grown Out of Control’

Fox News – Geithner ‘Pretty Confident’ He’ll Be Gone As Treasury Secretary If Obama’s Re-elected



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