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===My Lai===
 
'''Hugh Thompson, Jr.''', a helicopter pilot during the [[Vietnam War]] who is credited with stopping the [[My Lai Massacre]], was shunned for years by fellow soldiers, received death threats, and was once told by a congressman that he was the only American who should be punished over the massacre? {{wpref|Hugh Thompson, Jr.}} [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4589486.stm]
 
'''Hugh Thompson, Jr.''', a helicopter pilot during the [[Vietnam War]] who is credited with stopping the [[My Lai Massacre]], was shunned for years by fellow soldiers, received death threats, and was once told by a congressman that he was the only American who should be punished over the massacre? {{wpref|Hugh Thompson, Jr.}} [http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4589486.stm]
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''taken down 2009-11-19''
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===Great Corporate Firewall of America===
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''posted 2009-11-19''
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...that at least [http://www.isp-planet.com/research/rankings/usa.html 24.1% of the United States]*, including most of [[2005-07-16 How Comcast Censors Political Content|most of Washington DC]], is behind walls of [[2009-11-18 How we discovered Verizon's Spamdetector could be twisted into a disguise for censorship|unofficial, unaccountable censorship]] rather like the so-called [[wikipedia:Golden Shield Project|Great Firewall of China]]? (*[[Verizon]] 8.8%, [[Comcast]] 15.3%) '''Update''': In 2010, a federal appeals court [[2010-04-06 US Court Rules Against FCC on Net Neutrality|ruled that this is ok]].

Latest revision as of 14:25, 17 November 2016

Introduction

This is where items from the front page "Did You Know?" section are kept. Everything except the current piece is marked off as "noinclude".

Items

My Lai

Hugh Thompson, Jr., a helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War who is credited with stopping the My Lai Massacre, was shunned for years by fellow soldiers, received death threats, and was once told by a congressman that he was the only American who should be punished over the massacre? [W] [1]

taken down 2009-11-19

Great Corporate Firewall of America

posted 2009-11-19

...that at least 24.1% of the United States*, including most of most of Washington DC, is behind walls of unofficial, unaccountable censorship rather like the so-called Great Firewall of China? (*Verizon 8.8%, Comcast 15.3%) Update: In 2010, a federal appeals court ruled that this is ok.