Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2013

Notes: This bill passed the House with 96% consensus on April 16th, it authorizes the National Science Foundation $119 million to award grants for each of the following three years of 2014, 2015, and 2016 as defined in the Cyber Security

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Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2013

Notes: This bill passed the House with 96% consensus on April 16th, it authorizes the National Science Foundation $119 million to award grants for each of the following three years of 2014, 2015, and 2016 as defined in the Cyber Security

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Cyber Security Research and Development Act

Notes: This bill became public law in 2002, 15 U.S.C 7403, and permitted the director of National Science Foundation to award $60,000,000 (in 2007) worth of grants for basic research on innovative approaches to the structure of computer and network

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Cyber Security Research and Development Act

Notes: This bill became public law in 2002, 15 U.S.C 7403, and permitted the director of National Science Foundation to award $60,000,000 (in 2007) worth of grants for basic research on innovative approaches to the structure of computer and network

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End Anonymous Patents Act

Notes: This bill was introduced on May 15th to make it more difficult to use shell companies to litigate with patents. This bill has the Director of the PTO prescribe by regulation the form and manner in which ownership disclosures

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End Anonymous Patents Act

Notes: This bill was introduced on May 15th to make it more difficult to use shell companies to litigate with patents. This bill has the Director of the PTO prescribe by regulation the form and manner in which ownership disclosures

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To affirm the policy of the United States regarding Internet governance.

Notes: This bill passed the House with complete concensus on May 14th, and affirms that it is the policy of the United States to preserve and advance the successful multistakeholder model that governs the Internet, and includes mostly Congressional findings.

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To affirm the policy of the United States regarding Internet governance.

Notes: This bill passed the House with complete concensus on May 14th, and affirms that it is the policy of the United States to preserve and advance the successful multistakeholder model that governs the Internet, and includes mostly Congressional findings.

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Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013: Only 3% of the 80,000 dams in the United States generate electricity

Notes: This bill passed the House on February 13th, 2013 with complete concensus. It finds that only 3% of the 80,000 dams in the United States generate electricity, and in section 6 has the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission investigate the feasibility

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Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013: Only 3% of the 80,000 dams in the United States generate electricity

Notes: This bill passed the House on February 13th, 2013 with complete concensus. It finds that only 3% of the 80,000 dams in the United States generate electricity, and in section 6 has the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission investigate the feasibility

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Print & Mail: Response to White House Task Force on High-Tech Patent Issues

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Print & Mail: Response to White House Task Force on High-Tech Patent Issues

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White House Patent Report: Patent Assertion and U.S. Innovation

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White House Patent Report: Patent Assertion and U.S. Innovation

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Proposed Patent Legislation

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Proposed Patent Legislation

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NSA Developed a Free Software Database called Accumulo

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NSA Developed a Free Software Database called Accumulo

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NSA Red Hat Linux 5 Hardening Tips

Download Full Pamphlet (PDF)| Source Notes: These is great to see, this could be woven into as a part of a distribution, that would go through these as a part of the installation or post-installation process in a graphic user

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NSA Red Hat Linux 5 Hardening Tips

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NSA Guide to the Secure Configuration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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NSA Guide to the Secure Configuration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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U.S. Code: Title 35 – Patents

Notes: Patent law has been around 61 years of the total of 237 years since the founding of the United States, patent law hasn’t been around longer than it has, and should be continously questioned as it likely came into

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U.S. Code: Title 35 – Patents

Notes: Patent law has been around 61 years of the total of 237 years since the founding of the United States, patent law hasn’t been around longer than it has, and should be continously questioned as it likely came into

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Resolving Environmental and Grid Reliability Conflicts Act of 2013

Notes: This bill clarifies that during an emergency and sudden increase in demand for electricity a temporary connection or exchange of facilities shall not be restricted by any Federal, State, or local environmental law or regulation. Download Full Text (PDF)

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Resolving Environmental and Grid Reliability Conflicts Act of 2013

Notes: This bill clarifies that during an emergency and sudden increase in demand for electricity a temporary connection or exchange of facilities shall not be restricted by any Federal, State, or local environmental law or regulation. Download Full Text (PDF)

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Incentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act

Notes: This bill provides 30% of the investment in tax credit for wind power located in the inland navigable waters of the United States, including the Great Lakes, or in the coastal waters of the United States, including the territorial

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Incentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act

Notes: This bill provides 30% of the investment in tax credit for wind power located in the inland navigable waters of the United States, including the Great Lakes, or in the coastal waters of the United States, including the territorial

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U.S. Law Exempts Medical Practitioners from Patent Infringement

Notes: Existing U.S. law exempts medical practitioners from patent infringement and could be model legislation to except software developers from patent infringement, or to exempt software from being considered an infringement of a patent, so long as it wasn’t implemented

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U.S. Law Exempts Medical Practitioners from Patent Infringement

Notes: Existing U.S. law exempts medical practitioners from patent infringement and could be model legislation to except software developers from patent infringement, or to exempt software from being considered an infringement of a patent, so long as it wasn’t implemented

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New Zealand Patent Act Reform to Exclude Software from Patentability

Notes: This bill changes New Zealand Patents Bill to exclude patents for computer programs that are harmful to innovation. It states that if the novel aspect of an invention is the program itself it is not an invention in regards

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New Zealand Patent Act Reform to Exclude Software from Patentability

Notes: This bill changes New Zealand Patents Bill to exclude patents for computer programs that are harmful to innovation. It states that if the novel aspect of an invention is the program itself it is not an invention in regards

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Open PACER Act of 2013

Notes: This bill gives public access to electronic court documents at no fee. The PACER website currently requires a physical mailing address to be able to obtain a user account at the website. This bill would, more-or-less, put into law

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Open PACER Act of 2013

Notes: This bill gives public access to electronic court documents at no fee. The PACER website currently requires a physical mailing address to be able to obtain a user account at the website. This bill would, more-or-less, put into law

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California Location Privacy Act of 2012

Notes: This 2012 bill would require a warrent for law enforcement to obtain the location of a mobile device, with the exception of being able to respond to the user’s call for emergency services, with the consent of the owner

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California Location Privacy Act of 2012

Notes: This 2012 bill would require a warrent for law enforcement to obtain the location of a mobile device, with the exception of being able to respond to the user’s call for emergency services, with the consent of the owner

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Privacy: California’s Right to Know Act of 2013: Disclosure of a Customer’s Personal Information

Notes: California in 2003 has previously recognized the importance of providing Californians with transparency about how their personal information has been shared by businesses by enacting Section 1798.83 of Civil Code into Law. It requires a business to disclose whom

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Privacy: California’s Right to Know Act of 2013: Disclosure of a Customer’s Personal Information

Notes: California in 2003 has previously recognized the importance of providing Californians with transparency about how their personal information has been shared by businesses by enacting Section 1798.83 of Civil Code into Law. It requires a business to disclose whom

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Saving High-Tech Innovators from Egregious Legal Disputes Act of 2013

Notes: This bill aims to make it more expensive for non-practicising parties to file egregious lawsuits by making it more expensive to lose as a plaintiff, and thus would file only ones that they are confident to win. This seems

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Saving High-Tech Innovators from Egregious Legal Disputes Act of 2013

Notes: This bill aims to make it more expensive for non-practicising parties to file egregious lawsuits by making it more expensive to lose as a plaintiff, and thus would file only ones that they are confident to win. This seems

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Application Privacy, Protection and Security Act of 2013

Notes: This bill makes it a requirement for applications to require consent from users before collecting personal information, and requires developers to delete personal data upon request. The language about securing information from a security breach is vague, “reasonable and

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Application Privacy, Protection and Security Act of 2013

Notes: This bill makes it a requirement for applications to require consent from users before collecting personal information, and requires developers to delete personal data upon request. The language about securing information from a security breach is vague, “reasonable and

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Unlocking Technology Act of 2013

Notes: This bill looks to legalize software to circumvent Digital Restrictions Management, so long as the purpose isn’t to violate copyright. While the bill doesn’t go so far as to legalize non-commercial and non-derivative sharing of copyrighted works, for personal

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Unlocking Technology Act of 2013

Notes: This bill looks to legalize software to circumvent Digital Restrictions Management, so long as the purpose isn’t to violate copyright. While the bill doesn’t go so far as to legalize non-commercial and non-derivative sharing of copyrighted works, for personal

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Embassy of Piracy > Printable Kopimi Pyramid

Source: EMBASSY OF PIRACY: Black and White Pyramid For Print and Modifications

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Embassy of Piracy > Printable Kopimi Pyramid

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Declaration of Copyleft Housing

Declare your building copyleft so that the public can make a copy of your house by their personal three-dimensional printing robots. Steps: Dowload and print 8 pages (PDF) on sturdy paper or similar material Cut black out with an X-Acto blade

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Declaration of Copyleft Housing

Declare your building copyleft so that the public can make a copy of your house by their personal three-dimensional printing robots. Steps: Dowload and print 8 pages (PDF) on sturdy paper or similar material Cut black out with an X-Acto blade

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Free The Hackers

remix of freegeek, portland – 5 by detritus / cc-by-nc-sa

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Free The Hackers

remix of freegeek, portland – 5 by detritus / cc-by-nc-sa

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Emptyness

Remix of “Office Desktop Computer…” by Adam

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Emptyness

Remix of “Office Desktop Computer…” by Adam

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Softwarelessness

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Softwarelessness

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PDX Reporter Source Code

Sources: PDX Reporter app for Android | Source Code: pdxandroidapp

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PDX Reporter Source Code

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NSL Ruled Unconstitutional

Source: Operation Privacy Invasion by Braydon.com | Read Ruling

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NSL Ruled Unconstitutional

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Federal Judge Finds National Security Letters Unconstitutional

130610269-NSL-Order (Download PDF) | Source: Federal Judge Finds National Security Letters Unconstitutional, Bans Them

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Federal Judge Finds National Security Letters Unconstitutional

130610269-NSL-Order (Download PDF) | Source: Federal Judge Finds National Security Letters Unconstitutional, Bans Them

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