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A Year After SOPA: These Are The Next Five Battles For Internet Freedom

A Year After SOPA: These Are The Next Five Battles For Internet Freedom

One year ago today, internet users of all ages, races, and political stripes participated in the largest protest in internet history, flooding US Congress with millions of emails and phone calls to demand they drop the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) — a dangerous bill that would have allowed corporations…

US Republican Wants A Two-Year Ban On New Internet Laws

US Republican Wants A Two-Year Ban On New Internet Laws

Today in things that will never happen, Republican Representative Darrell Issa has proposed a new bill called the Internet American Moratorium Act (IAMA) that would put a stop to any internet-related lawmaking for the next two years.

RIAA Knew That SOPA And PIPA Were Useless All Along

RIAA Knew That SOPA And PIPA Were Useless All Along

TorrentFreak has posted a supposedly leaked presentation by the RIAA’s chief lawyer that says that it defended SOPA and PIPA even though it knew the censorship legislation wouldn’t be effective against music piracy. Is the RIAA for real, or are they just covering their arses? And what does it mean…