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[caption id="attachment_10591" align="alignright" width="105" caption="But not when it comes to attacking porn companies."][/caption] By Randazza & DeVoy Over the years, we've been keenly aware of the *Chan websites' user base and their exploits.  From 4Chan, 7Chan, 7-11Chan, 420Chan and especially /b/ and /i/, we've laughed and cheered as a teeming mass of...

Back in February, I wrote that it was time for a social revolt against the TSA. The idea was that everyone should treat TSA agents like shit. I haven't met any outside an airport -- probably because I don't frequent places where uneducated 'tards hang out. Accordingly,...

By J. DeVoy Troubling news from Britain, America's canary in the coalmine and a target of immense reverence from college students who lived there - in a nice part of town, with other Americans - while studying abroad.  From a Spectator article arguing for the complete end of DNA paternity testing: At...

By J. DeVoy Chistopher "m00t" Poole, founder of the site that shall not be named, discusses the value added by Anonymous internet use. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_1UEAGCo30&fs=1&hl=en_US]...

By J. DeVoy On Tuesday, October 19, John Roberts visited his home in Buffalo, New York, and gave an uncommonly intimate talk at Canisius College.  Rather than a lecture with a specific topic, Roberts sat down with Canisius alumnus and trustee (and Harvard Law grad) Joseph Hassett to discuss pre-selected questions...

By J. DeVoy The Chilean miners slowly being liberated from the underground cavern where they were stuck for more than 70 days are being reunited with their families and loved ones, only to discover that those classifications are not necessarily coextensive.  For the freed miners, not only are their wives showing...

By J. DeVoy For almost a decade, I've been a fan of the cartoon show Aqua Teen Hunger Force (ATHF).  I even convinced Marc to heavily quote the show in a recent USPTO filing.  Beyond being pointlessly amusing, though, the show has offered some real-life intersection with the law. Most memorably, the...

By J. DeVoy Vivid Entertainment has offered Nadya Suleman, commonly known as Octomom, $500,000 for a single one-hour-long scene.  Based on her recent bikini photos, Suleman has recovered nicely from her extreme pregnancy, and such an offer is not unrealistic. I think Vivid could have offered something in the $100-300k range, but...

Islam as we see it in the world today is more likely than most other major faiths to encourage violence against nonbelievers, at least if we focus on encouragement that actually makes the violence materially likely (which is the sort of encouragement that I suspect most people are worried about)....