Anthony De Rosa

Open source politics: Reddit drafts “The Freedom of Internet Act”

By Anthony De Rosa
February 25, 2012

Reddit users have taken it upon themselves to draft legislation in place of SOPA and PIPA,¬†unsatisfied with Washington politicians, who seem to have shown a willful ignorance of how the Internet actually works. Using a Google Doc open for anyone to help write and edit, they’ve come up with a draft version of “The Freedom of Internet Act”

Congressman Darrell Issa, Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales talk SOPA

By Anthony De Rosa
January 27, 2012

Reuters deputy social media editor Matthew Keys Storify’d my live tweeting of a great panel here at Davos that included California congressman Darrell Issa, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, Google’s chief legal officer David Drummond, Scribd founder Trip Adler, and moderated by Mashable’s Pete Cashmore. A full video of the session can be found here on Mashable.