PROTECT IP Act
You can't turn the clock back, the days of people just being able to view content through tightly controlled mediums is long
"We don't know what's in the TPP IP chapter, and that's what worries us," the Electronic Frontier Foundation wrote on its
If someone like Chuck Todd who represents a "liberal" network can't see this parody for what it is then it truly illustrates how disconnected the corporate media have become. Todd got the story backwards.
"It’s an encouragement to withdraw the bill while they study and resolve the serious issues in the bill," Stewart said. "There
It might seem strange to read, but to a certain extent, it is evident that SOPA (the Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (the PROTECT IP Act) have saved my generation from being portrayed as the paradigm of political disinterest.
See what other lawmakers are saying about the controversial legislation: Sens. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) also
We have obtained exclusive video of the government testing the potential powers that it would be granted under SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act and PIPA, the Protect IP Act.
Senator Marco Rubio (R.-Fla.) withdrew his support for PIPA on Jan. 18, saying he believes there is a better way to fight
Don't be fooled by its seemingly straightforward title: SOPA is one of the greatest challenges to a free and open web that we've ever faced.
Here's what women need to know about the proposed bills and blackout -- and why we stand to be disproportionately affected.
Simply put, The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) currently under development in Congress will provide a rapid way to sentence websites to death without the need for pesky things like judges and juries.
Whether the broadcast networks choose to cover it or not will matter less next year than it would have even a decade ago. The Internet will drive awareness of these bills in 2012 in a way that simply wasn't possible before this moment in history.
Copyright and trademark infringement on the Internet is a very real problem, and IP owners need tools to deal with that problem. But the power to break the Internet shouldn't be among them.
The process, hurdles and cost burdens proposed by the OPEN Act make this an unworkable alternative for artists and creators.
Both measures would require Internet operators to police activity online, and would mandate Internet giants like Google and
If freedom of expression, privacy and innovation online matter to you, it's time to pay attention to what's happening in Congress right now.