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Rani Molla / Vox:
A snapshot of Amazon's financial history and why free cash flow, which Bezos called Amazon's “ultimate financial measure”, is always higher than its profits   —  Dinendra Haria/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images  —  It's all about investing in the future.
Aug 22, 2019, 2:45 AMIn context
Jeff Jarvis / BuzzMachine:
The revised and worsened Articles 11/13 of the EU Copyright Directive reflect extreme protectionism on behalf of media companies, reminiscent of US' SOPA/PIPA   —  I've spent a worrisome weekend reading three documents from Europe about regulating the net:  — The revived, revised …
Feb 25, 2019, 2:30 PMIn context
Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
Profile of non-profit Fight for the Future, which helped to kill SOPA, pass net neutrality rules, and now leads a fight against FCC's plan to repeal those rules   —  WORCESTER, Mass. — Hundreds of protests were staged across the country on Thursday in the latest uproar over a repeal of rules ensuring an open internet.
Dec 10, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Kaitlyn Tiffany / The Verge:
Tumblr, known for its activism on internet issues like net neutrality and the SOPA/PIPA fight, may change to be less outspoken, now that it's owned by Verizon   —  One of the open internet's fiercest defenders has a new boss  —  In 2014, Tumblr was on the front lines of the battle for net neutrality.
Jun 21, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr ask to file amicus brief in movie studio suit against MovieTube, which seeks broad site-blocking SOPA-like power   —  Tech Giants to Hollywood: Stop Trying to Resurrect SOPA  —  Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr file a brief with the MPAA …
Aug 11, 2015, 10:50 AMIn context
David Kravets / Ars Technica:
Movie studios sue MovieTube, seek SOPA-like power through broad site-blocking court order   —  Memo to MPAA: Congress didn't pass SOPA  —  Studios' suit demands “entire Internet” block, filtering infringing sites, EFF says.  —  Remember 2012, when there was that giant Internet backlash …
Aug 5, 2015, 10:15 AMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Google sues to block Mississippi AG Jim Hood's “burdensome, retaliatory” subpoena of records, issued a document preservation notice to MPAA   —  Goliath strikes back: Google takes legal action against Mississippi State Attorney General Jim Hood  —  Last Friday, The Verge published …
Dec 19, 2014, 12:25 PMIn context
Andy / TorrentFreak:
MPAA says Google positioning itself as a defender of free speech is shameful   —  Google & MPAA Publicly Slam Each Other Over Piracy  —  Even after running for weeks, the fallout from the Sony hacking fiasco is showing no signs of waning.  In fact in some areas it appears that matters are only getting worse.
Dec 19, 2014, 8:20 AMIn context
Kent Walker / Google Public Policy Blog:
Google concerned by reports that MPAA is secretly working with studios to resurrect SOPA   —  The MPAA's Attempt to Revive SOPA Through A State Attorney General  —  We are deeply concerned about recent reports that the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) led a secret …
Dec 18, 2014, 6:05 PMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Sony leaks reveal how Hollywood aims to achieve SOPA-style DNS blocking under existing laws   —  Sony leaks reveal Hollywood is trying to break DNS, the backbone of the internet  —  Most anti-piracy tools take one of two paths: they either target the server that's sharing the files …
Dec 18, 2014, 8:20 AMIn context

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