[act-ma] Top Stories from Open Media Boston (week of 7/4/08)

Jason Pramas jpramas at igc.org
Fri Jul 4 09:19:48 PDT 2008

[please forward widely]

Hi folks,

Be sure to check out this week's top stories at www.openmediaboston.org:

News: Activists, Lobbyists, and Legislators Rally to Cut Emissions

News: Former Seafood Palace Workers Hold South Boston Protest to Demand 
Back Wages

Editorial: Congrats, Concerns as Tax Reform Package Passed by Mass. 

Arts: WALL-E Pulls Few Punches in Fine Environmental Family Flick

Arts: Honk! Bands March to the Beat of Their Own Drums

Tech: Copyright? What Copyright? Your Guide to Bittorrent Software, 
Security and Services

NEW: We've just launched the OMB Blog where you can check out and 
comment on the site-related thoughts and random musing of OMB Editors 
and Staff. We're trying it out onsite at 
http://www.openmediaboston.org/omb_blog, but may move it to a major blog 
farm after a shake-out period ... if you're a blogger, let us know what 
you think would be best ...

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Jason Pramas
Open Media Boston

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