Protect the Internet!
Help us stop the Internet Blacklist Legislation.
On November 16th, Congress holds hearings on the first American Internet censorship system. This bill can pass. If it does, the Internet and free speech will never be the same.
A few infringing links are enough to justify censoring an entire site, blocking good content along with the bad.
The US will be able to block a site’s web traffic, ad traffic and search traffic using the same website censorship methods used by China, Iran and Syria.
WHO'S AT RISK?
Your favorite websites both inside and outside the US could be blocked based on an infringement claim. (Youtube, Facebook, Myspace, Google, Twitter, ect.)
The Internet Blacklist Legislation - known as PROTECT IP Act in the Senate and Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the House - is a threatening sequel to last year's COICA Internet censorship bill. Like its predecessor, this legislation invites Internet security risks, threatens online speech, and hampers Internet innovation. Urge your members of Congress to reject this Internet blacklist campaign in both its forms!
Big media and its allies in Congress are billing the Internet Blacklist Legislation as a new way to prevent online infringement. But innovation and free speech advocates know that this initiative is nothing more than a dangerous wish list that will compromise Internet security while doing little or nothing to encourage creative expression.
As drafted, the legislation would grant the government and private parties unprecedented power to interfere with the Internet's domain name system (DNS). The government would be able to force ISPs and search engines to redirect or dump users' attempts to reach certain websites' URLs. In response, third parties will woo average users to alternative servers that offer access to the entire Internet (not just the newly censored U.S. version), which will create new computer security vulnerabilities as the reliability and universality of the DNS evaporates.
It gets worse: Under SOPA's provisions, service providers (including hosting services) would be under new pressure to monitor and police their users’ activities. While PROTECT-IP targeted sites “dedicated to infringing activities,” SOPA targets websites that simply don’t do enough to track and police infringement (and it is not at all clear what would be enough). And it creates new powers to shut down folks who provide tools to help users get access to the Internet the rest of the world sees (not just the “U.S. authorized version”).
Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) has placed a hold on the Senate version of the bill, taking a principled stand against a very dangerous bill. But every Senator and Representative should be opposing the PROTECT IP Act and SOPA. Contact your members of Congress today to speak out!
To help STOP this bill, go to this website http://www.mozilla.org/sopa/?WT.mc_ID=sopa-snippet
Thank you! Minecraft.net AND http://www.minecraftforum.net ARE GOING TO BE BLOCKED!
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Sep 6, 2012Thanks to everyone for all the support! Now at 50 supporters, and Mojang listened to us saying that slimes were too rare, and made slimes able to spawn in Swamps!Posted in: Suggestions
For those of you who don't know, this idea was at first mainly about the removal of slime chunks to increase of amount of slimeballs players were able to get. The point was that slimeballs were far too hard to get for the average player who didn't know about slime chunks, and those that did could farm them indiscriminately It was an unfair, highly skewed system. Now, hopefully partly because of the recognition this idea got, slimeballs are much more accessible to the average player because they can spawn in swamps! I'm so glad I can say that I had a small influence on the game, and thank you all for the support!
1. Make magma creams able to be converted back to slimes by combining them with either a bucket of water or a water vial (both the bucket and the vial will be kept in this process). This will not only give another use to the right now still fairly empty nether, because magma cubes drop magma cream, but will give another option for getting slimeballs. Additionally, this will not make slimeballs too common because the small and big magma cubes are the only ones that can drop magma creams, and even they only have a 25% chance of doing so.
The blaze powder will be lost in this process, mostly because there has to be some penalty for converting back (and because there is no way to have two things come out of the crafting table at once ) .
TL;DRMake magma creams convertible to slimeballs to make slimeballs more common!
Please don't forget to leave additional ideas, constructive criticism, and support!
I'm adding a supporter's list just because it seems like a good idea to have a visual representation of how many supporters the idea has. You'll be added if you , or I happen to see a positive comment.
Current Supporters: 51
This idea complements many other ideas expanding the uses of slimeballs, which are a fairly underutilized item in survival. Ideas like this one have great additions to what slimeballs can do and complement this idea a lot!
By the way, if anyone wants to support this idea with their signature here's a banner. Please use it if you want the idea added!
Oct 16, 2011Epicfailzzz posted a message on ~DreamCraft~[Have REAL Dreams in Minecraft!][Coding the mod RIGHT NOW]30 Views+No Replies=:SadFace:Posted in: WIP Mods
Please post feedback took a while to write up :sad.gif:
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