Hold Your Horses - We've Only Won a Reprieve

Posted by brideoflinux on Jan 21, 2012 3:22 AM EDT
FOSS Force; By Christine Hall
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I just received an email from Demand Progress, a progressive web site, proclaiming, “Wow. We just won.” The reference, of course, was to Wednesday’s Internet blackout to protest SOPA and PIPA. Indeed, it does appear we’ve won a battle, as both bills appear to be dead – for the time being. Winning a battle is not the same thing as winning a war. The losing side in any war always wins at least a battle or two. A war isn’t won until the other side raises a white flag and agrees to terms of surrender. So far, all we’ve won is one battle.

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Chris Dodd is obviously befuddled helios 39 1,191 Jan 26, 2012 11:17 AM

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