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Dan Gillmor / Guardian:
The struggle against Sopa and Pipa is not over   —  Online protest against Sopa and Pipa has worked well but the corporate interests behind the copyright lobby won't let it rest  —  • See the Guardian's interactive explainer: understanding Sopa  —  Has Sopa, the draconian copyright …
Jan 20, 2012, 1:35 PMIn context
Carl Franzen / TPM Livewire:
Former Sen. Chris Dodd, MPAA CEO, Blasts Congress For Halting SOPA and PIPA   —  Former Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), now the CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, released a statement late Friday morning responding to the sudden announcements earlier from Congressional leaders …
Jan 20, 2012, 11:55 AMIn context
Paul Kane / Washington Post:
SOPA, PIPA votes to be delayed in House and Senate   —  Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Tex.), author of the Stop Online Privacy Act, said on Friday that he is postponing consideration of the bill in response to concerns from critics who said the bill could lead to censorship.
Jan 20, 2012, 11:55 AMIn context
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Europe Says It Won't Adopt ‘Bad’ Digital Policy Like SOPA   —  Don't expect the European Commission to introduce its own version of America's Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).  —  Digital agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes, who, in a previous life as antitrust commissioner, fined Microsoft (NSDQ …
Jan 20, 2012, 10:25 AMIn context
Stacey Higginbotham / GigaOM:
PIPA and SOPA votes shelved.  Your move, web.   —  Update: After this story was published, the House Judiciary chairman and co-sponsor of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) also said he would postpone the vote to bring SOPA out of committee (it's buried at the bottom of his statement on the Protect IP Act here).
Jan 20, 2012, 10:20 AMIn context
Josh Harkinson / Mother Jones:
Inside Anonymous' “Largest Attack Ever”   —  Yesterday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, working with police in New Zealand, arrested the leaders of the popular file sharing service MegaUpload.com and scrubbed the site from the internet, alleging that it supports widespread copyright infringement.
Jan 20, 2012, 8:25 AMIn context
Nate Cochrane / Sydney Morning Herald:
Father of the web backs SOPA protests   —  New Yorkers protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act as websites, such as Wikipedia, temporarily go dark in opposition to the legislation.  —  Tim Berners-Lee says US government plan to censor the internet violates human rights.
Jan 20, 2012, 6:50 AMIn context
Larry Kramer / C-Scape:
SOPA: We Can Fix This   —  The problem with the fight over SOPA is that no one is playing by the same rules.  In fact, there are no rules and frequently people on the same side are fighting for completely different reasons.  —  In the media world, we have journalistically-minded companies …
Jan 20, 2012, 4:45 AMIn context
Molly Wood / CNET:
Anonymous goes nuclear; everybody loses?   —  #OpMegaUpload: like watching “War Games” play out, but with cyber-bombs.  —  In the aftermath of the Jan. 18 SOPA/PIPA blackout protests, the Internet community had amassed quite a bit of goodwill, flexed its muscles in a friendly, humorous …
Jan 20, 2012, 12:35 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
SOPA Protests Sway Congress: 31 Opponents Yesterday, 122 Now   —  Yesterday the Internet cried out in protest of SOPA-PIPA, and congress heard us loud and clear.  At the beginning of Janaury 18th, there were 80 members of congress who supported the legislation, and 31 opponents.
Jan 19, 2012, 11:35 PMIn context

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