tunnel rat posted on January 3, 2010 18:04

The article that started it all:

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9142806/Court_orders_three_H_1B_sites_disabled?taxonomyId=10

And more from Computer World:

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9143559/Court_shut_down_of_H_1B_sites_deeply_dangerous_

Which was picked up by THE NEW YORK TIMES

http://www.nytimes.com/external/idg/2009/12/29/29idg-court-orders-three-h-1b-sites-disabled-83602.html

VDare:

http://vdare.com/sanchez/091227_tunnel_rat.htm

http://tinyurl.com/yelhajo

EFF:

http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/01/order-shut-down-websites-critical-apex-technology-

Digital Media Lawyer Blog:

http://www.digitalmedialawyerblog.com/2010/01/apex_technology_v_doe_may_a_co.html

Citizen Media Law Project:

http://www.citmedialaw.org/threats/apex-technology-group-inc-v-does

San Francisco Chronicle:

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/gettowork/detail?entry_id=54987

Wyckoff Journal (Deconstructing TunnelRat)

http://thewyckoffjournal.com/features/deconstructing-tunnelrat/

Slashdot:

http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/12/29/1321211

Daily Kos:

http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2009/12/25/819139/-Intimidation-of-Foreign-Workers-Now-Directed-at-Americans:-Facebook,-Yahoo,-Comcast-Drawn-In

http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2009/12/28/819822/-Judge-orders-websites-to-rat-on-American-workers-who-wont-snitch-on-Indian-H-1b

Fox Business:

http://www.foxbusiness.com/story/personal-finance/lifestyle-money/personal-technology/court-orders-h-b-sites-disabled-1651122548/

Indian Media:

http://www.techgoss.com/Story/2109S14-Legal-action-PR-nightmare.aspx

http://infotech.indiatimes.com/News-Software__Services-Three_H-1B_sites_shut_down/articleshow/5390754.cms

http://telugudreams.com/News/NewsDetails.aspx?nId=4224&cId=7

Skinhead Sites (I don't know if this is a good development for the H-1B lobby):

http://www.stormfront.org/forum/showthread.php?p=7663387

http://whiteamerica.us/forum/showthread.php?p=7215

http://www.stumbleinn.net/forum/showthread.php?t=16858

http://www.originaldissent.com/forums/showthread.php?p=82557

Others:

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2009/12/h1b-spat-unites-activists-xenophobes-against-common-enemy.ars

http://uspolitics.tribe.net/thread/5ff36951-adee-449f-803b-b1f69ce3683a

http://www.halfsigma.com/2009/07/endh1bcom.html

http://countenance.wordpress.com/2009/12/29/h-1b-denial/

http://www.slyck.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=540868&sid=b3a5d1dba80f1bcd090f3c5776e9cb7b

http://www.hackinthebox.org/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=34458&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0

http://www.crazyontap.com/topic.php?TopicId=61504&Posts=10

http://www.investorvillage.com/smbd.asp?mb=1911&mn=97135&pt=msg&mid=8365038

http://www.alipac.us/ftopict-162196-.html

http://www.discourse.net/archives/2009/12/making_last_minute_donations.html

http://www.saveourstate.info/showthread.php?p=2949

http://www.cwalocal4250.org/outsourcing/

http://www.audiobanter.com/showthread.php?t=121141

http://www.pogowasright.org/?p=6854

http://www.fsdaily.com/Legal/Order_to_Shut_Down_Websites_Critical_of_Apex_Technology_Group_is_Dangerous_and_Wrong

http://theoaklandjournal.com/oaklandnj/new-jersey-free-speech/

http://www.trackitt.com/usa-discussion-forums/i485-eb/466776641/three-h-1b-sites-shut-down

This post was defaced by Apex and has been fixed:

http://techdirt.com/article.php?sid=20091229/1217317536

Mike Masnick Chimes In For TechDirt (Sometimes Protecting Free Speech Means Protecting Speech You Don't Like)

http://www.techdirt.com/article.php?sid=20100118/0412297796#c1117

 

SHILLS FOR APEX:

Vivek Wadhwa Drops the N-Bomb on Tech Crunch:

http://www.techcrunch.com/2010/01/16/how-the-eff-lost-its-way-by-defending-hate-mongers-and-tunnel-rats/

Don Tenant:

http://www.itbusinessedge.com/cm/blogs/tennant/lesson-for-h-1b-haters-libel-will-get-you-nowhere/?cs=38684#cf

Martin C. Daks:

http://www.njbiz.com/weekly_article.asp?aID=80193

And Apex is suing the U.S. Government, at taxpayer expense:

http://endh1b2.com/Web/APEX_Complaint.pdf

Dumbass Harvard Law Student Harry Zhou chimes in, and promptly censors my comments.

Update 5/28/2010:

More support from the legal community, this time from Eric P. Robinson:

Hate Mongers and Tunnel Rats are Entitled to Free Speech, Too


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United States James
January 5. 2010 01:07
James

"But by getting the 3 websites banned, Apex has walked into a public relations nightmare. "

Heh heh. Looks like we won.


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