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The White House:
Combating Online Piracy while Protecting an Open and Innovative Internet   —  Thanks for taking the time to sign this petition.  Both your words and actions illustrate the importance of maintaining an open and democratic Internet.  Right now, Congress is debating a few pieces of legislation concerning …
Jan 14, 2012, 11:10 AMIn context
Colleen Taylor / GigaOM:
Tim O'Reilly: Why I'm fighting SOPA   —  As the debate about the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) rages on from Silicon Valley to Washington DC, a number of the technology industry's most influential leaders have come out against the proposed legislation, which would give the government …
Jan 14, 2012, 7:35 AMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
SOPA Delayed; Cantor Promises It Won't Be Brought To The Floor Until ‘Issues Are Addressed’   —  Some late breaking news here: following Lamar Smith's announcement that the new manager's amendment for SOPA will remove DNS blocking (to be added back at a later date after it's been “studied") …
Jan 14, 2012, 6:20 AMIn context
Daniel Terdiman / CNET:
Wikipedia considering joining SOPA blackout protest   —  A bipartisan coalition in Congress is trying to push through the Stop Online Piracy Act, but a growing number of Web sites—including Wikipedia—appear poised to register strong protest the legislation.
Jan 13, 2012, 9:15 PMIn context
Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica:
Under voter pressure, members of Congress backpedal (hard) on SOPA   —  The public outcry over the Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect IP Act seems to have gotten so loud that even members of Congress can hear it.  On Thursday we covered the news that Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) was expressing second thoughts about SOPA's DNS provisions.
Jan 13, 2012, 7:00 PMIn context
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete / Vice:
The Author of SOPA Is a Copyright Violator   —  Wanna spend your Thursday night looking for hypocrites on the internet?  Help us expose other SOPA-supporting, copyright-flaunting hypocrites here.  US Congressman and poor-toupee-colour-chooser Lamar Smith is the guy who authored the Stop Online Piracy Act.
Jan 13, 2012, 9:40 AMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
As SOPA/PIPA Becomes Toxic, Frantic Congress Test Runs Dropping DNS Blocking Provisions   —  Well, well, well.  It looks like some in DC are starting to get the message that there is real concern with SOPA/PIPA.  The latest is that the fact that SOPA/PIPA support is becoming “toxic” is starting to make the press.
Jan 12, 2012, 8:05 PMIn context
E.D. Kain / Forbes:
Time Is Running Out For SOPA Opponents Congressmen Warn At CES 2012   —  Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) showed up at CES 2012 in Las Vegas to issue a stark warning: we're running out of time to stop legislation aimed at cracking down on copyright infringement.
Jan 12, 2012, 7:10 AMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
If SOPA's Main Target Is The Pirate Bay, It's Worth Pointing Out That ThePirateBay.org Is Immune From SOPA   —  In looking over Eric Goldman's excellent “linkwrap” of a bunch of recent SOPA/PIPA stories, it pointed me to a News.com article from last month, about how SOPA was really about going after one single site: The Pirate Bay.
Jan 12, 2012, 6:50 AMIn context
Dan Nguyen / Dan Nguyen pronounced fast is danwin:
The SOPA Debate and How It's Affected by Congress's Understanding of Child Porn   —  Note: The title of this post is not salacious link-bait.  It refers to specific aspects of pending Congressional legislation.  —  A week ago I put up SOPA Opera, a site that shows where Congressmembers stand …
Jan 12, 2012, 4:55 AMIn context

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