SOPA and Internet Piracy

The Internet is arguably one of the most open and democratic systems on the planet. Art and ideas can be accessed and shared by anyone, with very few limitations, especially in the U.S One big exception is piracy, the sharing of copyrighted material.

The Ugly Face of Anonymity

I often read Michigan Daily opinion pieces and also tend to peek at the comments people leave. I find that most of the opinion pieces are coherent, intelligent, and well founded. Most comments, on the other hand, are quite the opposite: uninformed, inaccurate, and simpleminded. But much worse is they are downright offensive, derogatory, and ignominious.