Stravinsky mugshot

On April 15, 1940, Stravinsky's unconventional major seventh chord in his arrangement of the Star-Spangled Banner led to his arrest by the Boston police for violating a federal law that prohibited the reharmonization of the National Anthem.

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Prague 1965

An interesting blog post by writer Graham Linehan about Paul Chambers who was fined for a twitter post and the state of the world we live in.

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Lib Dems do something wrong! Ask them to stop.

Update: They dropped it: click here

"Lib Dem peers are seeking to amend the Digital Economy Bill to allow site blocking for copyright infringement. This could lead to unwanted blocking of sites accused of copyright infringement, including sites like Youtube, and a massive chilling effect as any site with user generated content could easily fall foul of provisions like this."

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