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ACTA, what is it, and what will it do? 1

ACTA, what is it, and what will it do?

There’s something brewing in international politics. Governments are seeking possibilities to limit out freedom. In the USA, SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act) have luckily been shot down due to popular activism to do so. Then why do these elected government officials keep looking for new ways, new bills, new names, to limit our freedom on the internet? The newest contender is ACTA (Anti Counterfeiting Trade Agreement). Well, it’s not fairly new, it has been introduced in Octobre of 2010. The problem with this legislation, is...

Pledges, season 2. 0

Pledges, season 2.

Last year, a Dutch public broadcasting network called BNN came with a new series called ‘Feuten’, or pledges. It was ‘based’ upon the dealings of Dutch fraternities. It featured ridiculously bad acting, plot-holes a country the size of Monaco could sink in, and the ‘facts’ it used where bullshit, those weren’t facts at all. Previously, the writers of ‘Feuten’, called each fraternity in Holland if they could try and capture the atmosphere of the ‘pledging’, called ‘ontgroening’ or ‘kmt’. Ofcourse, every fraternity declined. We liked to watch the first season...