Category Archives: Internet and Technology

Wired Opinion: We Should Be Allowed to Unlock Everything We Own

As congress considers legislation to re-legalize cell phone unlocking, iFixit CEO Kyle Wiens argues at Wired.com that we should be allowed to unlock everything we own: “The issue goes beyond cellphone unlocking, because once we buy an object — any object — we … Continue reading

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Ron Paul Warming Up to Government Coercion

Recently retired Texas congressman Ron Paul has asked the World Intellectual Property Organization to seize the domain names RonPaul.com and RonPaul.org from his supporters and hand them over to him. Is it just me or is it a tad hypocritical for … Continue reading

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Does the Aaron Swartz Case Present a Dilemma for Libertarians?

Does the Aaron Swartz case present a dilemma for libertarians? That’s what Gareth Price argues at the Huffington Post. According to Price, libertarians will be torn between supporting Swartz for wanting to liberate information, and condemning him for stealing. Price makes two important errors, … Continue reading

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