Monthly Archives: January 2012

Why can’t I copy money? Is that censorship?: Thoughts on framing SOPA and PIPA

I have been fascinated by the SOPA and PIPA debate because it shows the power of framing an argument.   Depending on how you frame an argument, you can set the parameters for how it will be discussed and ultimately how … Continue reading

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Organisational Silence can kill you! Why FOIA is priceless

The next time someone wants to scold you over the cost of an FOIA request, you need to ask him or her about Camelford. They may say: Where? What does that have to do with the time and effort it … Continue reading

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