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What ISIS Really Wants – The Atlantic February 17, 2015

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What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.

via What ISIS Really Wants – The Atlantic.

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Downloading Ebooks and Textbooks – A Blog for Private Torrent Trackers & Piracy January 29, 2014

Posted by sandyclaus in Copyright and Trademark Enforcement, Internet Freedom, Politics.
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28 Aug 2013   | Guides Tags: ebooks · textbooks

I have noticed many people looking for ebooks of their college books & textbooks..

I have written this guide to help people find ebooks & textbooks

Use these 4 steps

1) Search on Google

Search for the name of the book + download and/or epub, “.epub”, mobi, “.mobi”, pdf, “.pdf”

via Downloading Ebooks and Textbooks – A Blog for Private Torrent Trackers & Piracy.

Where do you guys get ebooks? : Piracy January 29, 2014

Posted by sandyclaus in Copyright and Trademark Enforcement, Internet Freedom, Politics.
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This is a sub for all things piracy related. Although primarily about file-sharing, articles about ethical issues on \”unauthorized\” distribution, legal changes and challenges and so on are all welcome. Other topics fitting include actual real life or historical piracy, events relating to the Pirate parties and even the FSM (Ramen!).

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“Origins of the Republican” download free. Electronic library. Finding books BookOS January 29, 2014

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BookZaThe world\’s largest ebook library .

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What you need to know about the court decision that just struck down net neutrality — Tech News and Analysis January 15, 2014

Posted by sandyclaus in Internet Freedom, Net Neutrality.
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The principle behind the phrase “net neutrality” is that internet service providers of all kinds should treat data flowing over the open internet equally, without giving preferential treatment to data from one provider or platform. On Tuesday, however, the Federal Communications Commission’s rules governing that kind of behavior were struck down by an appeals court in Washington, D.C. — as reported by Gigaom’s Jeff Roberts — in a case launched by Verizon.

This decision — if it remains unchallenged — raises the possibility that large internet service providers could charge certain companies extra for delivering their content to subscribers, and give preference to the content coming from those who are willing pay them a fee, or have cut some other kind of deal. In effect, the democratized nature of the internet would be replaced by a feudal system in which the ability to reach a consumer would be auctioned off to the highest bidder. As a Bloomberg article described it:

via What you need to know about the court decision that just struck down net neutrality — Tech News and Analysis.