edit: I withdraw my criticism, see below.
I haven't been able to get the stream to start all morning.
It's only a Hamming distance of 3 from the real name.
While it can't be presicely described how the future free Internet would look, it is possble to imagine some modern implementation of something like the old Fido network with a set of satellites and cables/floats in the international space and waters and the next generation WiFi that will have on the scale of couple orders of magnitude greater range.
Imagine something like a mashup between bittorrent, usenet, and TOR (store & forward + P2P) integrated into a web browser client front-end.
This sort of thing has been on my mind for years now, but it never occurred to me that it could actually be a necessary invention for maintaining a free and open internet in the developed world.
All that meant was a discussion where the MP in charge of the bill thought that the IP address meant Intellectual Property address and all of Labour turning up for 5 mins to vote it through before the general election..
Peter Mandleson is an evil evil person though.
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Is that a Chicago politics thing?
If you have multiple residences or an office in another district, you might have more relevant congresscritters who you'd want to call, even if you can't directly vote for them.
Email from EFF's site:
Email from OpenCongress:
Snailmail from SendWrite:
Petition from DemandProgress:
And there's good, old-fashioned phone calls: http://www.contactingthecongress.org/