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Kaitlyn Tiffany / The Verge:
Tumblr, known for its activism on internet issues like net neutrality and the SOPA/PIPA fight, may change to be less outspoken, now that it's owned by Verizon   —  One of the open internet's fiercest defenders has a new boss  —  In 2014, Tumblr was on the front lines of the battle for net neutrality.
Jun 21, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
Eriq Gardner / Hollywood Reporter:
Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr ask to file amicus brief in movie studio suit against MovieTube, which seeks broad site-blocking SOPA-like power   —  Tech Giants to Hollywood: Stop Trying to Resurrect SOPA  —  Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr file a brief with the MPAA …
Aug 11, 2015, 10:50 AMIn context
David Kravets / Ars Technica:
Movie studios sue MovieTube, seek SOPA-like power through broad site-blocking court order   —  Memo to MPAA: Congress didn't pass SOPA  —  Studios' suit demands “entire Internet” block, filtering infringing sites, EFF says.  —  Remember 2012, when there was that giant Internet backlash …
Aug 5, 2015, 10:15 AMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Google sues to block Mississippi AG Jim Hood's “burdensome, retaliatory” subpoena of records, issued a document preservation notice to MPAA   —  Goliath strikes back: Google takes legal action against Mississippi State Attorney General Jim Hood  —  Last Friday, The Verge published …
Dec 19, 2014, 12:25 PMIn context
Andy / TorrentFreak:
MPAA says Google positioning itself as a defender of free speech is shameful   —  Google & MPAA Publicly Slam Each Other Over Piracy  —  Even after running for weeks, the fallout from the Sony hacking fiasco is showing no signs of waning.  In fact in some areas it appears that matters are only getting worse.
Dec 19, 2014, 8:20 AMIn context
Kent Walker / Google Public Policy Blog:
Google concerned by reports that MPAA is secretly working with studios to resurrect SOPA   —  The MPAA's Attempt to Revive SOPA Through A State Attorney General  —  We are deeply concerned about recent reports that the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) led a secret …
Dec 18, 2014, 6:05 PMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Sony leaks reveal how Hollywood aims to achieve SOPA-style DNS blocking under existing laws   —  Sony leaks reveal Hollywood is trying to break DNS, the backbone of the internet  —  Most anti-piracy tools take one of two paths: they either target the server that's sharing the files …
Dec 18, 2014, 8:20 AMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Stolen Sony emails reveal scheming by MPAA, movie studios against Google in “Project Goliath” and their fight against piracy at the expense of the open web   —  Project Goliath: Inside Hollywood's secret war against Google  —  What is “Goliath” and why are Hollywood's most powerful lawyers working to kill it?
Dec 12, 2014, 4:05 PMIn context
Andy / TorrentFreak:
After SOPA backlash, MPAA and movie studios search for legal ways to block sites infringing IP   —  MPAA Prepares to Bring Pirate Site Blocking to the U.S.  —  Site blocking has become one of the go-to anti-piracy techniques for the music and movie industries.
Dec 12, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat:
Reddit's Erik Martin steps down as GM, retained as an “advisor on community management issues”   —  Reddit's general manager Erik Martin departs following $50M raise  —  One of Reddit's longest employees, Erik Martin, has decided to depart from his position as general manager after six years with the company.
Oct 13, 2014, 12:25 PMIn context

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