Well those fellows got their profiling bill through - maybe they just didn't want to push the envelope into totalitarianism too quickly?
If "Information wants to be free", then porn hosting should indeed be free! And I try to stray from all but the most necessary amount of pornography.
I appreciate the idea of rewarding for game play, but video games? Considering the traditional view of BSA members as physically active and engaged, wouldn't soccer, football, baseball, basketball, and track merit badges be a better idea? As far as I can tell, there's just one all-inclusive "Sports" badge currently.