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SOPA and the oblivious (ibiblio.org)
9 points by pwg on Dec 18, 2011 | hide | past | web | favorite | 1 comment

A good read, but I don't agree with his conclusions at all.

Yes, a powerful government can abuse its power, but that does not mean it has to happen or that the alternatives are necessarily better.

There are some things individuals and cooperation can't, or won't, do.. I feels people arguing for "small" governments always draw an imaginary line between the things they _do_ expect the government to handle (roads, an army..) and the things they don't (healthcare..).

Is a "big" government that's actually working for the good of the people too much too expect?

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