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Tensions in the Catholic blogosphere. Where Fr. Z opines.

Some discussion is arising in the Catholic blogosphere about, well, the Catholic blogosphere.   This week, for example, the UK’s still best Catholic weekly, The Catholic Herald, has an opinion column: Bishops and bloggers: there is a way out of … Continue reading

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Senate Bill gives govt. agencies WARRANTLESS access to everything you do on the internet

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HOW TO FIND YOUR SENATORS’ PHONE NUMBERS: HERE
I think this is the ‘‘Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act of 2011’’ – or S. 1011.
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The Obama Administration has been undermining the 1st and 2nd Amendments.
Here is … Continue reading

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Saudis attempt to block Vatican bid for .catholic web addresses

From The Telegraph:
Saudis attempt to block Vatican plan for .catholic web addresses
By Christopher Williams, Technology Correspondent
The objection is one of more than 160 sent by the Saudis to ICANN, the body in charge of web addresses, over its plan to … Continue reading

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New internet domain: .catholic

This is interesting.  From the Pontifical Council for Social Communications:
VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Vatican is in line to control the new Internet address extension “.catholic” and decide who is allowed to use it.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and … Continue reading

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SOPA killed in House

Today I read in The Examiner that the SOPA bill was killed in the House of Representatives.  I understand that the Senate version, PIPA, is still alive.  It is interesting to see the list of sponsors (by far mostly Democrats) … Continue reading

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Prayer before connecting to the internet – UPDATE! – New language

A long time ago now, I wrote a prayer for people to use before they got online and used the internet.  Originally in Latin, it has been translated into many languages (sometimes more than once).
I often forget to pray before … Continue reading

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Holy Father speaks on use of the internet and then … LITURGY

The Holy Father made some comments about the use of the internet.
From AFP:
VATICAN CITY (AFP) – Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday warned that the Internet does not make people more humane but instead risks increasing a “sense of solitude and … Continue reading

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Fun internet retro-ads for internet stuff

I picked this up from His Hermeneuticalness Fr. Finigan, whom I wish would turn on his Skype more often.

Retronaut images

A little fun for Saturday. A correspondent kindly sent me a link to these clever Anachronistic Internet Ads.
Have a look at … Continue reading

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Litany for the conversion of internet thugs.

A work in progress.
I am willing to take some intelligent suggestions and additions.
Litany for the conversion of internet thugs.(private use only, and when truly irritated, and when the alternative is foul language)
Lord, have mercy.Christ, have mercy.Lord, have mercy.Christ, graciously hear … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Your internet connection

I was having a conversation with a friend who is creating a blog, discussing image/photo sizes and how fast they download, etc.
I am curious…
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