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Grant Gross / Computerworld:
White House: No comment on call to investigate MPAA for SOPA bribery   —  The U.S. White House has declined to respond to a petition calling for authorities to investigate the head of the Motion Picture Association of America for bribery related to comments he made following successful online protests …
Feb 1, 2012, 6:15 PMIn context
Michael Geist Blog:
The ACTA Fight Returns: What Is at Stake and What You Can Do   —  The reverberations from the SOPA fight continue to be felt in the U.S. (excellent analysis from Benkler and Downes) and elsewhere (mounting Canadian concern that Bill C-11 could be amended to adopt SOPA-like rules) …
Jan 28, 2012, 7:20 AMIn context
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Universal Music May Have Inadvertently Exposed a Flaw in the YouTube Takedown Process   —  One rap artist speaks out against UMG, YouTube, and SOPA.  —  Last month, before federal authorities shut down Megaupload, the popular file-storage website got into a legal brawl with Universal Music Group …
Jan 27, 2012, 10:00 PMIn context
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Privacy Less Controversial Than Piracy?  For Now, Web Giants Don't Sound the Alarm on EU Data Protection.   —  Though Internet companies seemed to have found their political voices during the U.S. SOPA/PIPA debate over Internet piracy last week, they're less up in arms about another proposed bill …
Jan 26, 2012, 10:20 PMIn context
Kim Masters / Hollywood Reporter:
The SOPA War: A Frantic Call, an Aborted Summit, and Dramatic New Details on How Hollywood Lost   —  THR goes inside the piracy battle with MPAA president Chris Dodd as the industry wonders what went wrong and how to fix its battered image.  —  In the desperate hours of early January …
Jan 25, 2012, 11:00 PMIn context
Rebecca J. Rosen / The Atlantic Online:
The SOPA/PIPA Protests: Who Cared Most?   —  What was the biggest news story last week?  For the population overall, the answer is the crash of the Costa Concordia, which 26 percent of Americans followed more than any other story, according to a Pew survey.  Close behind was the 2012 elections.
Jan 25, 2012, 11:55 AMIn context
Nick / Rough Type:
Piracy and privacy   —  Internet activists flexed some impressive muscle over the last couple of weeks in working to block Congress from enacting the Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA), which would have put legal restraints and restrictions on search engines, advertising networks, internet service providers …
Jan 25, 2012, 6:25 AMIn context
Olivia Solon / Wired.co.uk:
What is Acta and why should you be worried about it?   —  Sopa and Pipa might be on hold for the time-being, but there is a greater threat looming.  It's called the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) and it's an international agreement that aims to establish multinational standards on intellectual property rights enforcement.
Jan 24, 2012, 9:35 PMIn context
Mike Thompson / The Escapist:
Petition Demands White House Investigate SOPA Supporter   —  Chris Dodd was a big supporter of SOPA.  After an angry comment last week, a petition wants him investigated for bribery charges.  —  Former senator Chris Dodd left office in January, 2011.  A month later, he was hired …
Jan 24, 2012, 11:40 AMIn context
Ray Walters / ExtremeTech:
The Pirate Bay declares 3D printed “physibles” as the next frontier of piracy   —  While the subject of online piracy is certainly nothing new, the recent protests against SOPA and the federal raid on Megaupload have thrust the issue into mainstream media.  More than ever, people are discussing …
Jan 24, 2012, 9:00 AMIn context

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