South By Southwest Interactive 2013 Preview (#SXSWi)

By: Thursday March 7, 2013 8:26 pm

Welcome to Firedoglake’s coverage of SXSW Interactive 2013. Some of you are probably familiar with me as the weekday editor of MyFDL or from my work as the FDL correspondent on stories like the Gulf Port 7 trial. This week, I’m bringing the SXSW Interactive conference to the Lake. SXSW began in 1986 as a ‘small’ Austin music festival that [...]

GOP Tries to Overthrow the Tyranny of Mickey Mouse…Then Sadly Backs Down

By: Monday November 19, 2012 12:27 pm

This weekend I got ahold of a copy of the Policy Brief on Copyright Law, prepared by the Republican Study Committee chaired by Jim Jordan (PDF). It was so remarkably fair, sound, common-sense and forward-thinking I sent it to Scarecrow and asked him if I was missing something. Dave Dayen already beat me to the [...]

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