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David Edwards / The Raw Story:
After Internet blackout, all GOP candidates agree SOPA sucks   —  Following the protests Wednesday that saw dozens of websites go dark in opposition to federal anti-piracy legislation, the four remaining Republican presidential candidate said the U.S. House's bill would be a disaster for freedom on the Internet.
Jan 19, 2012, 11:25 PMIn context
Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica:
SOPA protest by the numbers: 162M pageviews, 7 million signatures   —  Tens of millions of Americans, and millions more overseas, had their normal Internet routine disrupted Wednesday as some of the Web's most popular sites, including Google, Wikipedia, and Craigslist, staged protests …
Jan 19, 2012, 2:40 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Surprising New Figure in the Piracy Wars?  Swizz Beatz, Megaupload.com's Secret CEO   —  Incriminating evidence?  —  UPDATE: Federal Prosecutors Shut Down File Sharing Site Megaupload for Piracy Violations  —  With all the blackouts and SOPA?  PIPA?  NOPA! chanting yesterday …
Jan 19, 2012, 1:50 PMIn context
Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
Post-SOPA: the path forward for addressing piracy   —  The number of high-quality services that “compete with free” is growing—and some of the credit is certainly due to the major content conglomerates, which have made it easier to license and use their digital material.
Jan 19, 2012, 1:55 AMIn context
Eric Eldon / TechCrunch:
TCTV: Live At SF vs SOPA, The Biggest Tech Protest In Decades   —  When you hear the words “San Francisco,” there's a good chance that the word “protest” will also come to mind.  Or, if you're on a different wavelength, “Ron Conway.”  —  But today, the city's favorite pasttime …
Jan 18, 2012, 11:20 PMIn context
Deborah Netburn / L.A. Times Tech Blog:
Google says 4.5 million people signed anti-SOPA petition today   —  When Google speaks, the world listens.  —  And today, when Google asked its users to sign a petition protesting two anti-piracy laws circulating in Congress, millions responded.  —  A spokeswoman for Google confirmed …
Jan 18, 2012, 7:10 PMIn context
Om Malik / GigaOM:
Come on Zuck, do you really mean it?   —  The Internet seems to have gone mad over comments by Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder and chief executive officer of Facebook.  Zuckerberg on Wednesday came out against the proposed SOPA and PIPA legislation and in a Facebook status message wrote:
Jan 18, 2012, 6:35 PMIn context
Sen. Ron Wyden / The Huffington Post:
My Letter to the Internet … Congress , Internet , Pipa , Politics , Senate , Politics News , Sopa , Politics News  —  Dear Friends:  —  Today, thousands of websites have chosen to voluntarily go offline or modify their home pages with public service information.  Some have called this a stunt.
Jan 18, 2012, 6:20 PMIn context
Earnesto / TorrentFreak:
The Pirate Bay Slams PIPA / SOPA in Public Statement   —  If either PIPA or SOPA passes The Pirate Bay is expected to be one of their prime targets.  While this would have most site operators worried, The Pirate Bay is not concerned.  Unlike others, the largest torrent site is not blacking out today.
Jan 18, 2012, 6:15 PMIn context

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