12) Kopimism, Sweden's Pirate Religion, Begins to Plunder America
Published April 20
A Swedish religion whose dogma centers on the belief that people should be free to copy and distribute all information—regardless of any copyright or trademarks— made its way to the United States this year. Followers of so-called "Kopimism" believe copying, sharing, and improving on knowledge, music, and other types of information is only human—the Romans remixed Greek mythology, after all, they say.
11) New Ad Implies Obama Is Cozy With Muslim Brotherhood
Published Sept. 20
The conservative advocacy group Let Freedom Ring sped up their delivery of an ad to run in key swing states depicting President Barack Obama as a Muslim Brotherhood sympathizer after U.S. embassy attacks in Egypt and Libya.
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