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Marketplace Tech Report for Friday, January 13, 2012
Jan 13, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Friday, January 13, 2012

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The Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA, is a proposed law that would basically block access to websites that feature or distribute copyrighted content without permission. Hollywood loves the rule. The Internet community hates it. Reddit.com says it'll black-out its site on Jan. 18th to protest the legislation. Wikipedia is considering doing the same. If other major sites follow, it could make an impact.

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Will the Stop Online Piracy Act stop the Internet?

Jan 13, 2012
Reddit.com will black-out its website on Jan. 18th to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act. Wikipedia is considering doing the same.

The Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA, is a proposed law that would basically block access to websites that feature or distribute copyrighted content without permission. Hollywood loves the rule. The Internet community hates it. Reddit.com says it’ll black-out its site on Jan. 18th to protest the legislation. Wikipedia is considering doing the same. If other major sites follow, it could make an impact.

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