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Politics, Economics, and the Law

Link Roundup – 03/29/12

A bill in the House would require almost all video games to carry a warning label concerning aggressive behavior.

Sweden may well be on its way to being a cashless nation. Sebastion Anthony, at ExtremeTech, has some thoughts on the topic.

Tennessee has approved legislation allowing public school debate over evolution, and providing for the display of the Ten Commandments. In New York City, officials have taken a somewhat different approach, banning all references on test materials to anything that might be controversial or create negative feeling.

French president Nicolas Sarkozy has proposed that visitors of “extremist websites” be put in jail.

The U.S. government plans to levy a 5% tariff on Chinese-made solar panels.

New NHTSA guidelines could essentially kill navigation systems.

Iran, it seems, has been purchasing U.S.-made surveillance equipment and software from Chinese firms.

Speaking of China, a study has found that internet censorship is quite common. I’m shocked. Shocked! Well, not that shocked…

A Brazilian city has embedded tracking chips into their school uniforms.

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