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Philadelphia Imposing “Blogger Tax” ?

http://www.outsidethebeltway.com

There’s some conversation going on in the blogosphere this morning over reports that the City of Philadelphia is telling bloggers that they have to pay a $300 annual fee....

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Created by Deslock Darkstar 3 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 34 weeks ago
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Got a blog? Philadelphia wants $300, thank you very much.

http://citypaper.net

For the past three years, Marilyn Bess has operated MS Philly Organic, a small, low-traffic blog that features occasional posts about green living, out of her Manayunk home. Between her blog and infrequent contributions to ehow.com, over the last few years she says she's made about $50. To Bess, her website is a hobby. To the city of Philadelphia, it's a potential moneymaker, and the city wants its cut.

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Liberty on Tour in Philadelphia, 8/14/2010

http://theinternationallibertarian.blogspot.com

At the end of their week in Philadelphia Liberty on Tour's Adam Mueller and Pete Eyre joined local activists to do Fully Informed Jury Association outreach.

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"You don't recycle? That'll be $50, please." - City of Philadelphia

http://www.philly.com

In Philly, it's illegal to not put out recyclables. Residents who fail to put out a container for recycling are subject to having their garbage searched for recyclable materials; if they find "a considerable amount of recyclables mixed in with the trash... a citation is issued."

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Created by JuzamDjinn 3 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 35 weeks ago
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The Taserification of America

http://www.alternet.org

The whole justification for police to get tasers in the first place was to subdue potentially violent suspects -- but it's gone way, way, past that.

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School used student laptop webcams to spy on them at school and home

http://www.boingboing.net

The laptops issued to high-school students in the well-heeled Philly suburb have webcams that can be covertly activated by the schools' administrators, who have used this facility to spy on students and even their families.

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