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Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Comcast — Owner Of NBC Universal — Admits That DNS Redirects Are Incompatible With DNSSEC   —  Well, well, well.  Here's something interesting.  Comcast, who owns NBC Universal (one of the main forces behind SOPA/PIPA), is officially a SOPA/PIPA supporter.
Jan 11, 2012, 1:33 PMIn context
Carl Franzen / TPM:
State Dept: Online Piracy Is ‘Very Serious’ But No Stance On SOPA   —  Spanish newspaper El Pais published a story last Wednesday, January 4, that sent chills down the spines of a number of American tech writers.  The story described a leaked letter published by Wikileaks …
Jan 10, 2012, 9:05 PMIn context
Rebecca J. Rosen / The Atlantic Online:
Reddit to Black Itself Out Next Week in Protest of SOPA   —  The popular news-sharing site announced today that it will broadcast a message of protest during next week's hearings.  —  The Reddit community has been one of the strongest and loudest voices in opposition to the Stop Online Piracy Act …
Jan 10, 2012, 7:40 PMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
Reddit Founder, DNS Hacker And Other SOPA Critics Will Address Congress In Hearing   —  Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian (left) and security researcher Dan Kaminsky, two of the seven witnesses invited to testify at a congressional hearing January 18th.  —  Opponents of the Stop Online Piracy Act …
Jan 9, 2012, 7:30 PMIn context
Gautham Nagesh / Hillicon Valley:
Issa calls hearing on Domain Name Service, search engine blocking for Jan. 18   —  House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) announced a Jan. 18 hearing on the potential impact of Domain Name Service (DNS) and search engine blocking on the Internet on Monday, escalating the feud within …
Jan 9, 2012, 4:15 PMIn context
Sebastian Anthony / ExtremeTech:
Boycott SOPA: An Android app that terrifies publishers and politicians   —  Armchair activists now have a tool that can transport their SOPA protestations into the real world: Boycott SOPA, an Android app that scans barcodes and tells you whether an object's manufacturer/publisher is a supporter …
Jan 9, 2012, 11:25 AMIn context
Ben Dimiero / Media Matters for America:
REPORT: News Networks Ignore Controversial SOPA Legislation   —  Controversial legislation that the co-founder of Google has warned “would put us on a par with the most oppressive nations in the world” has received virtually no coverage from major American television news outlets during their evening newscasts and opinion programming.
Jan 6, 2012, 2:05 PMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Al Gore Comes Out Against SOPA/PIPA   —  Well, check this out.  Al Gore has come out strongly against SOPA and PIPA, angrily denouncing the bill and its supporters.  It's a quick 2-minute video taken at a CareerBuilder event, and it's in response to an audience question.
Jan 6, 2012, 11:55 AMIn context
Steve Blank:
Why The Movie Industry Can't Innovate and the Result is SOPA   —  This year the movie industry made $30 billion (1/3 in the U.S.) from box-office revenue.  —  But the total movie industry revenue was $87 billion.  Where did the other $57 billion come from?
Jan 4, 2012, 6:15 PMIn context
Adrian Chen / Gawker:
Reddit Has Gone Mad with Power   —  The past few weeks have seen an impressive burst of political activism from nerd hive Reddit.  Now they're talking about “destroying” senators.  Oh jesus, this does not bode well.  —  It started in late December, when the domain registrar company GoDaddy voiced …
Jan 3, 2012, 6:15 PMIn context

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