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The Canary in the Coal Mine: Groklaw Shuts Down

If you follow me on Twitter or elsewhere, you’ll have noticed that I’ve been tweeting rather extensively about the NSA’s spying, the most recent attacks on Glenn Greenwald and now the Guardian. If you were still wondering what any of this has to do with open source, this latest news might clarify things a little: @The foundation of Groklaw is over. I can’t do Groklaw without your input. I was never exaggerating about that when we won awards. It really was a collaborative effort, and there is now no private way, evidently, to collaborate.’