Just Google it! Questions dumb people ask online

Just Google it! Questions dumb people ask online
By Andrea Bartz and Brenna Ehrlich, Special to CNN Some people asked what SOPA is via Twitter when sites like Wikipedia staged mass, one-day blackouts of service in protest. After Bin Laden was killed, people tweeted, “Who is Osama Bin Laden?
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The Fall of a File Sharing Giant: For Megaupload, SOPA Might As Well Have Passed
On Friday Jan 20, the Federal Bureau of Investigation showed the potential power of the un-passed bill SOPA, and put the clamps on the file sharing giant Megaupload. The FBI then sent an official request to New Zealand police force to bring in the …
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Sign this petition to support the day of blackout: act.ly Google, Yahoo, Facebook and Amazon are considering a day of blackout to protest the “Stop Online Piracy Act” or SOPA. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discuss SOPA and what kind of impact this protest would have. Source: techland.time.com Subscribe to The Young Turks: bit.ly Download the politics or entertainment hour of this TYT episode: goo.gl Find out how to watch The Young Turks on Current by clicking here: www.current.com The Largest Online New Show in the World. Google+: www.gplus.to Facebook: www.facebook.com Twitter: twitter.com
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Latest American Idol News

Carrie Underwood’s next single: ‘Good Girl’
Season 5 American Idol second runner-up Elliott Yamiln has a new one called 3 Words. Check out his new music video. • Lauren Alaina will announce the “Best Kiss in a Video” at CMT’s upcoming Teddy Awards, which take place on Valentine’s Day (8 am ET/PT …
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TVLine Items: Idol’s Scotty McCreery Visits Dixie, In Plain Sight Eyes Mädchen …
American Idol Season 10 champ Scott McCreery will soon be whistling singing Dixie, playing himself on an upcoming episode of Hart of Dixie. McCreery comes to the CW charmer to perform his single “The Trouble With Girls” during a “pivotal scene” between …
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Does Daily Variety Validate SOPA Fears?

Does Daily Variety Validate SOPA Fears?
I’m for SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act, or the Senate’s PIPA). But at first, I admit, I thought it was the right thing to do. I own a small catalog of music releases, films, and some publishing interests. I would see a spike in sales if SOPA passed.
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The Vandals’ Joe Escalante on SOPA: How the Daily Variety Lawsuit Proves it …
24 2012 at 12:20 PM We all know about the Daily Variety suit that plagues the Vandals, but yesteday bassist Joe Escalante published a column over at Huffington Post that talks about SOPA and how it bodes ill for the Internet…using their case as an …
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The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on their version of the bill known as SOPA or the Stop Online Piracy Act. The Protect IP Act would allow the attorney general to create a blacklist of sites they see as engaging in infringing activities, to be blocked by ISP providers, search engines, payment providers and advertising networks all without a court hearing or trial. Numerous groups have come out against it but will Congress listen. O’Reilly Media’s Alexander Howard discusses.
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Fox to re-air tardy American Idol episode

Fox to re-air tardy American Idolepisode
Because the NFC Championship Game went into overtime and extended its scheduled window by 57 minutes, Fox will reair Sunday night’s “American Idol” episode from San Diego at 8 tonight. Fox, hoping to capitalize on an NFL audience of more than 50 …
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Warren Buffett’s Chinese New Year’s Ditty; ‘American Idol‘ Has A New Plucky …
Today: Video Warren Buffett’s musical Chinese New Year’s greeting surfaces, Jim Carrey’s daughter is already humanizing the American Idol judges, and active US military members are the stars of the new “It Gets Better” video.
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