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Back in NYC
By Dave Winer on Sunday, January 30, 2011 at 7:07 PM.

In Park City, the only cable news was: 1. CNN Headline News (stories about missing American children). 2. Fox News (a confusing mishmash of news video and narcissistic commentary). Internet access fairly pathetic, so there really was no option for other flows of news.  #

Now I'm in NYC with FIOS-level Internet, and am finally able to see the images so many others (on Twitter) have been seeing.  #

Here's something to think about. We heard a lot of people speak of the "historic" shutting-down of the Internet in Egypt, but realize that we're in a permanent news blackout in the US, the supposed "land of the free and home of the brave." We are not brave, we don't trust ourselves with the same news the rest of the world gets, and as long as we're having our flow of news curtailed (by whom?), we sure ain't anything like free. #

Meanwhile the personal trashing of Julian Assange in American media continues. It's really embarassing. What is it they are so afraid of? #

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