Normally I try to stick to consumer and constitutional rights in this blog, but I found myself moved by a story that I found today coming from Iran. Unless you have been living under a rock for the last 2 weeks you would know that the results of the recent Iranian presidential elections has created […]

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Something rather horrible was just brought to my attention. It is the story about a 16 year old boy named Ashton Lundeby who was arrested in the middle of the night by a team of FBI and local law enforcement officers. Now an arrest of someone so young isn’t really news-worthy these days (shameful as […]

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As the internet has grown ever more popular so has cases of cyberbullying. It seems that no matter where we go in this world, when we are around other people there will be bullies. At first glance many people would see online bullying as a ridiculous thing to get bent out of shape about. I […]

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Pjerky on March 9th, 2009

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As absurd as it may sound, it turns out patents really can kill people. This is a first for me, but I found an appaling story about an abuse of the patent system that violates intellectual property rights, consumer rights, human rights, justice, and can lead to more deaths. Now you may be thinking just […]

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