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Businesses split in online privacy debate

Nov 16, 2011
The House Judiciary Committee holds a hearing this morning on the Stop Online Piracy Act. The legislation would give the government a lot more power to enforce copyrights online for things like movies and medicines.
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SOPA gets a hearing

Nov 14, 2011
The controversial Stop Online Piracy Act or SOPA will be the sole subject of a House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. SOPA is the House version of the Senate’s Protect IP act which got strangled by Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) who echoed the views of many in the tech industry that the measure gave law enforcement far too much power in shutting down websites that are suspected of trafficking in unlicensed content...
Posted In: piracy, Congress, Stop Online Piracy Act, SOPA
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Dividing up sides on SOPA

Nov 4, 2011
We first told you about the Stop Online Piracy Act last week when it was hot off the presses. It's a rather aggressive bill introduced in the House...
Posted In: piracy, SOPA, Tech Report
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Senators considering bill to send Justin Bieber to prison

Oct 20, 2011
Well, kinda, maybe. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D - Minn.) is sponsoring an anti-piracy bill that is backed by the recording and film industries as well...
Posted In: bieber, Justin Bieber, klobuchar, piracy, riaa, Tech Report
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GigU: College's & universities want to jack your download speeds!!!

Jul 27, 2011
Research-smeesearch! This story in the New York Times means just two things: faster pirated movies!!! More stolen music!!!!...
Posted In: Education, Entertainment, piracy
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Scareware ring busted, cyber palookas shut down, gave them a little chin music see?

Jun 23, 2011
This memo item brought to you by a poor imitation of Edward G. Robinson....
Posted In: piracy, scareware, security, software, virus
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Lady book pirates!

May 26, 2011
That was the most succinct headline I could think of for a new study about women over 35 downloading pirated material. The British law firm Wiggin*...
Posted In: e-books, piracy
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PROTECT IP: Sharper claws, better name

May 11, 2011
Everyone in DC knows that if you want to give your bill a good shot at passing, you need two things:...
Posted In: COICA, counterfeit, cybercrime, Google, intellectual property, internet censorship, leahy, piracy, protect ip, search engines, wyden

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