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1. Two things about SOPA/PIPA and then I'll shut up (plus.google.com)
709 points by johnthedebs on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 172 comments
2. MPAA Publicly Threatens to Stop Writing Checks (techdirt.com)
514 points by nextparadigms on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 105 comments
3. How U.S. Lost Out on iPhone Work (nytimes.com)
446 points by wallflower on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 307 comments
4. Investment Firm Y Combinator Goes on Offensive Against Hollywood (bits.blogs.nytimes.com)
366 points by invisiblefunnel on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 91 comments
5. Fields medalist Tim Gowers: Elsevier — my part in its downfall (gowers.wordpress.com)
287 points by randomwalker on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 43 comments
6. Can we kill the music business too? (audiosearch.blogspot.com)
196 points by jamesgagan on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 70 comments
7. How Reddit went from a second-tier aggregator to the Web’s unstoppable force (slate.com)
187 points by robg on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 84 comments
8. We are sorry to inform you (ufl.edu)
185 points by iamabhi9 on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 52 comments
9. The Secret Document That Transformed China (npr.org)
172 points by nantes on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 53 comments
10. Polish Internet community goes nuts against ACTA (plus.google.com)
170 points by pawelwentpawel on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 25 comments
11. Explaining Gödel's Incompleteness Theorem to a Twelve Year Old (reddit.com)
156 points by awolf on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 34 comments
12. Programmer Sentenced To Death In Iran For Upload Software (techweekeurope.co.uk)
130 points by jrabone on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 17 comments
13. Turn your camera phone into a Geiger counter (hackaday.com)
125 points by bcl on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 27 comments
14. Investigate Dodd and the MPAA for bribery after public threats to congress (wh.gov)
118 points by Exoseq on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 12 comments
15. Cartels Are an Emergent Phenomenon, Say Complexity Theorists (technologyreview.com)
110 points by pg on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 66 comments
16. Mail Pilot: Email Reimagined (kickstarter.com)
113 points by alexobenauer on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 69 comments
17. Y Combinator’s Short-sighted War Against Hollywood (benparr.com)
106 points by brackin on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 68 comments
18. I don't owe you scala-tools.org (goodstuff.im)
102 points by automagical on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 74 comments
19. WebM-Enabled Browser Usage Share Exceeds H.264-Enabled ones (iki.fi)
94 points by stesch on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 55 comments
20. Chuck Moore on the Lost Art of Keeping It Simple (simple-talk.com)
95 points by gruseom on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 3 comments
21. The Ultimate Collection of Emacs Resources (batsov.com)
90 points by octopus on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 6 comments
22. Google has open-sourced SkyMap (googleresearch.blogspot.com)
88 points by kefs on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 12 comments
23. Jobs was told anti-poaching idea likely illegal (reuters.com)
84 points by FluidDjango on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 51 comments
24. Pencil - Sketching and Prototyping with Firefox (evolus.vn)
82 points by toni on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 13 comments
25. Ask HN: What is a good alternative to PayPal?
77 points by NadaAldahleh on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 46 comments
26. The Edge of HTML5 (html5-demos.appspot.com)
74 points by tilt on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 24 comments
27. Zynga 'losing $150 on every new paying customer' (develop-online.net)
73 points by evo_9 on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 39 comments
28. C++11 will be introduced by B.Stroustrup at Microsoft Event (msdn.com)
72 points by alpb on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
29. Australia: US Copyright Colony or Just a Good Friend? (torrentfreak.com)
70 points by llambda on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 20 comments
30. Android App Inventor Open Sourced, Code Released (hackeducation.com)
68 points by tilt on Jan 21, 2012 | hide | 2 comments

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