Recent IOM Posts

SOPA didn’t matter. What’s next?

That SOPA had little to no measurable effect on the election results in Congress is not surprsing. While the online protest against the bill was […]

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Going Memeless – Do civil rights abuses have to be hip to get attention?

I guess it comes down to the obvious answer that “sex sells,” but with the recent arrest of two Vietnamese songwriters, I can’t help but […]

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It’s Guy Fawkes Day and Anonymous thinks that means something.

Forget that tomorrow is Election Day in the U.S. or that many of our fellow Americans are still digging out of the damage done by […]

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For Whom the Search Trolls

One of my main topics of interest with regard to the Internet is the notion of what my friend, the writer Jeff Turrentine, calls “epistemic […]

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On Letting Foxes Mind Chicken Coops

One thesis I have continually proposed since the death of SOPA is that thinking citizens are going to have to stop giving Internet companies a […]

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