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  • Obama Gets Warm Welcome at Spike Lee’s Fundraiser

    Jan 20, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *There was talk that Hollywood would boycott fundraising for President Obama because of his SOPA [Stop Online Piracy Act] position, but you wouldn’t know it from Thursday night’s $35,800-per-ticket benefit at director Spike Lee’s New York City brownstone. Mariah Carey and husband Nick Cannon were among the 60 guests in attendance, according to the pool […]

  • Swizz Beatz’s Megaupload Site Shut Down by Justice Dept.

    Jan 19, 12 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *On Wednesday, news broke that the popular file-sharing site Megaupload, run by Swizz Beatz, had come under fire after Universal Music Group took issue with a promotional video featuring Universal Music Group artists like Kanye West, will.i.am and Diddy. On Thursday (Jan. 19), the site run by Swizz Beatz has been shut down, reports MTV. […]

  • Why is the Internet on Strike Today?

    Jan 18, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *You may not be aware of what the Republican controlled House is up to regarding the Internet. Well if you aren’t, it’s doozy and then some. Read the letter below from the editors of Mozilla, the maker of the FireFox browser. What they describe is truly frightening. People READ on and be informed. Today, Mozilla […]

  • GOP Tweet Sets Off Sheila Jackson Lee, Halts Judiciary Hearing

    Dec 16, 11 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Action on the Stop Online Piracy Act [SOPA] was temporarily derailed in the House Judiciary Committee yesterday when Texas Democrat Sheila Jackson Lee got wind of a tweet by one of her Republican colleagues. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) posted on his Twitter: “We are debating the Stop Online Piracy Act and Shiela Jackson [sic] has […]