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David Carr / New York Times:
The Danger of an Attack on Piracy Online   —  By invoking the acronym SOPA right at the get-go, I may be daring many of you to check the next column over for something a little less chewy.  After all, SOPA, which stands for Stop Online Piracy Act, sounds like a piece of arcane Internet …
Jan 2, 2012, 4:50 AMIn context
Stephen C. Webster / The Raw Story:
Video game industry still supports anti-piracy bill   —  Despite a flurry of reports suggesting that the world's largest video game companies have dropped their support for the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) — a bill which critics say could break the fundamental structure …
Jan 1, 2012, 1:20 AMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Presidential Candidate Ron Paul Slams SOPA   —  A few days before the election circus in the US will start with the Iowa's caucus, presidential candidate Ron Paul made a comment on the pending SOPA bill “They want to take over the Internet,” he said.  “Can you imagine how much we're …
Dec 30, 2011, 3:55 PMIn context
Electronista:
Nintendo, Sony back off of SOPA support   —  Nintendo and Sony rethink unpopular SOPA bill  —  A quiet update to the list of Stop Online Piract Act supporters (PDF) has shown that Nintendo and Sony have backed away from the proposed bill.  Both were originally endorsing the bill as of November …
Dec 30, 2011, 2:05 PMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
GoDaddy Boycott Fizzles; Twice As Many Domains Transfer In As Out   —  Yesterday, we noted that it appeared that the “GoDaddy boycott” concept may have been losing steam, thanks to the company's decision to move away from supporting the bill... combined with a new aggressive advertising campaign.
Dec 30, 2011, 5:25 AMIn context
Declan McCullagh / CNET:
SOPA opponents may go nuclear and other 2012 predictions   —  The Internet's most popular destinations, including eBay, Google, Facebook, and Twitter seem to view Hollywood-backed copyright legislation as an existential threat.  —  It was Google co-founder Sergey Brin who warned …
Dec 29, 2011, 6:00 PMIn context
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Burned By Fleeing Customers, GoDaddy No Longer Just 'Doesn't Support' But Actually “OPPOSES” SOPA   —  Just in time for the aptly named “Dump GoDaddy” day, our favorite PR piñata GoDaddy just emailed a number of press, with a fresh statement from new CEO Warren Adelman.  —  From the email ...
Dec 29, 2011, 5:20 PMIn context
Go Daddy:
Go Daddy is no longer on the U.S. Congressional list of Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) supporters   —  Here is the link to SOPA supporters: http://judiciary.house.gov/issues/ Rogue%20Websites/List%20of%20SOPA%20Sup porters.pdf List of Supporters: H.R. 3261, the Stop Online Piracy Act 60 Plus …
Dec 27, 2011, 1:50 PMIn context
Harrison Weber / The Next Web:
Namecheap cashes in on SOPA with MoveYourDomainDay   —  SOPA has caused an uproar in the tech industry, and rightly so.  Go Daddy, which supported SOPA and then abandoned its stance after customer outrage, has taken a hit and Namecheap stepped in for the kill.  So far, Go Daddy has lost over 21,000 domains.
Dec 27, 2011, 12:50 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
While Drafting SOPA, the U.S. House Harbors BitTorrent Pirates   —  YouHaveDownloaded is a treasure trove full of incriminating data on alleged BitTorrent pirates in organizations all across the world.  —  Unauthorized downloads occur even in the most unexpected of places …
Dec 27, 2011, 11:25 AMIn context

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