Tag Archives: SOPA & PIPA

Join Our Censorship Protest!

by Jane Wells Have you been paying attention to all the hubbub online about the proposed U.S. legislation (SOPA/PIPA) that threatens internet freedom? I wrote about it last week over on WordPress.org, but the gist is this: there’s a bill in the U.S. … Continue reading

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After Outcry, SOPA Backers Are Mainly Democrats

By AMY SCHATZ WASHINGTON—The push for antipiracy legislation brought lawmakers together for much of the past year, but in the Senate at least, the support that remains after nationwide protests appears to be mostly from Democrats. Senate Majority Leader Harry … Continue reading

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Thank You for Protecting Wikipedia

by Wikipedia https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/SOPA/Blackoutpage The Wikipedia blackout is over — and you have spoken. More than 162 million people saw our message asking if you could imagine a world without free knowledge. You said no. You shut down Congress’s switchboards. You melted … Continue reading

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WEB GOES ON STRIKE

On Jan 24th, Congress will vote to pass internet censorship in the Senate, even though the vast majority of Americans are opposed. We need to kill the bill – PIPA in the Senate and SOPA in the House – to … Continue reading

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Google Plans Home Page Protest Against U.S. Piracy Measures

January 18, 2012, 2:01 PM EST |By Eric Engleman and Chiara Remondini (Adds MPAA chairman comment in eighth paragraph.) Jan. 17 (Bloomberg) — Google Inc. will place a link on its home page tomorrow protesting anti-piracy measures in the U.S. … Continue reading

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