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Wikipedia goes dark, Yang goes home

Jan 18, 2012
A SOPA/PIPA protest, and a Yahoo! founder's departure.
Posted In: Wikipedia, Yahoo, SOPA, PIPA, Protect IP Act, Stop Online Piracy Act

The true costs of online piracy

Jan 18, 2012
Today, Wikipedia is blacking-out its site to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act. But are the costs of online piracy as high as some claim?
Posted In: SOPA, Stop Online Piracy Act, online, Wikipedia

Calculating the costs of online piracy

Jan 18, 2012
Stephen Siwek, a consultant at Economist Incorporated, discusses how the cost of piracy is determined.
Posted In: piracy, Stop Online Piracy Act, SOPA, PIPA

Stop Online Piracy Act may be stopped

Jan 17, 2012
Congress could abandon legislation aimed at curbing online piracy amid a battle between Hollywood and Silicon Valley.
Posted In: SOPA, Stop Online Piracy Act

PIPA, SOPA and OPEN: Three acronyms that could change the Internet

Dec 12, 2011
How a few bills before Congress could alter the web forever.
Posted In: SOPA, Protect IP Act, OPEN Act, piracy, Stop Online Piracy Act

Supa SOPA debate

Nov 17, 2011
Things are heating up.
Posted In: SOPA, piracy, Stop Online Piracy Act

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.
Posted In: piracy, Stop Online Piracy Act

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