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Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Stolen Sony emails reveal scheming by MPAA, movie studios against Google in “Project Goliath” and their fight against piracy at the expense of the open web   —  Project Goliath: Inside Hollywood's secret war against Google  —  What is “Goliath” and why are Hollywood's most powerful lawyers working to kill it?
Dec 12, 2014, 4:05 PMIn context
Andy / TorrentFreak:
After SOPA backlash, MPAA and movie studios search for legal ways to block sites infringing IP   —  MPAA Prepares to Bring Pirate Site Blocking to the U.S.  —  Site blocking has become one of the go-to anti-piracy techniques for the music and movie industries.
Dec 12, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat:
Reddit's Erik Martin steps down as GM, retained as an “advisor on community management issues”   —  Reddit's general manager Erik Martin departs following $50M raise  —  One of Reddit's longest employees, Erik Martin, has decided to depart from his position as general manager after six years with the company.
Oct 13, 2014, 12:25 PMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Documentary about Aaron Swartz, “The Internet's Own Boy”, now playing in theaters and online   —  Watch This Film About Why Aaron Swartz Matters More Than Ever  —  Aaron Swartz was a young, bright genius who believed in the open Internet.  A self-made millionaire by the age of 19 …
Jun 29, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
David Carr / New York Times:
An internet fast lane could provoke a SOPA-like backlash from Silicon Valley   —  Warnings Along F.C.C.'s Fast Lane  —  The next time the loudmouth in the next cubicle interrupts you with yet another recap of his weekend, just start talking about “net neutrality.”
May 11, 2014, 9:45 PMIn context
Marvin Ammori / Slate:
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's lame excuses for his net neutrality proposal   —  Tom Wheeler tries, and fails, to justify his execution of net neutrality.  —  A few years ago, Internet users, democracy activists, and entrepreneurs got wind of a proposed law, SOPA, that would have changed …
May 3, 2014, 10:25 AMIn context
Harrison Weber / VentureBeat:
Thousands of tech companies, groups, sites join “The Day We Fight Back” anti-NSA protest on Tuesday   —  Reddit, Mozilla, Tumblr and more gear up for massive NSA protest tomorrow  —  Remember the Internet's reaction to SOPA and PIPA?  Welcome to save the Internet: part two.
Feb 11, 2014, 4:15 AMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Syrian Electronic Army ‘Hack’ Of The NYTimes Was The Exact Remedy MPAA Demanded With SOPA   —  There were many, many concerns related to SOPA and PIPA when they were proposed, but the absolute biggest was the use of DNS blocking as a “remedy” against sites where it was alleged that infringement was a primary purpose.
Aug 31, 2013, 12:10 AMIn context
Andrea Peterson / The Switch:
SOPA died in 2012, but Obama administration wants to revive part of it   —  You probably remember the online outrage over the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) copyright enforcement proposal.  Last week, the Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force released a report on digital copyright policy …
Aug 6, 2013, 8:05 PMIn context
John Koetsier / VentureBeat:
‘Restore The 4th’ galvanizes over 100 nation-wide protests against NSA, PRISM, and government spying   —  “Stop the surveillance!  Restore the fourth amendment!”  —  It's the largest online protest since SOPA.  And perhaps an even larger offline protest, as protestors galvanized by the Restore …
Jul 5, 2013, 4:45 PMIn context

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