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A new anti-piracy bill is being introduced in congress today as an alternative to the Stop Online Piracy Act, says CNET’s Declan McCulloch. SOPA has received a lot of criticism since it was first introduced a few weeks ago. Free speech advocates didn’t like how the anti-piracy bill would lead to the take down of […]
Meanwhile, in news of bills that a lot of people seem to really hate, let’s talk about the Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA. A bipartisan group of lawmakers is working on a new anti-piracy bill as an alternative to SOPA and its Senate cousin, the Protect IP Act, says Hillicon Valley. Instead of calling […]
The House Judiciary Committee holds a hearing today on the Stop Online Piracy Act. Supporters say it's a strong measure against crime. Opponents say it will destroy the Internet as we know it.
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...