Tag Archives: SOPA

Wikipedia blackout protest against SOPA

Wikipedia Protests against SOPA (America’s Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (the Protect Intellectual Property Act) have kicked up a gear today. Google.com (not the UK version of the site, though) has.. more
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Murdoch accuses Google of profiting from piracy

Google Logo Rupert Murdoch only recently opened up his Twitter account, but he’s quickly accrued some 140,000 followers, and made some controversial tweets. He’s had a pop at Google and Obama, no less,.. more
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Global Chokepoints aims to monitor web blocking

internet A new website launched yesterday by The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) aims to “document how copyright enforcement is being used to censor online free expression in countries around the world.” Globe.. more
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Senator adds voice to anti-SOPA campaign

More opposition has emerged to the US anti-piracy act SOPA, as a US Senator has set up a website, Stop Censorship, urging US citizens to add their voice to the opposition of the bill. Senator Ron Wydon is pledging to read out every name that.. more
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ECJ rules site blocking unlawful

Anti-censorship supporters will be celebrating today after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that EU courts do not have the right to order ISPs to block copyright infringing websites. The decision came on Thursday, following a long-running case in Belgium involving ISP Scarlet and.. more
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Internet giants join forces to stop SOPA

Some of the biggest names on the internet have banded together to voice their concerns over the new bill currently being discussed in US congress, “SOPA”. SOPA stands for Stop Online Piracy Act, which is designed (fairly obviously) to allow tougher measures to be implemented.. more
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