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Harrison Weber / VentureBeat:
Thousands of tech companies, groups, sites join “The Day We Fight Back” anti-NSA protest on Tuesday   —  Reddit, Mozilla, Tumblr and more gear up for massive NSA protest tomorrow  —  Remember the Internet's reaction to SOPA and PIPA?  Welcome to save the Internet: part two.
Feb 11, 2014, 4:15 AMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Syrian Electronic Army ‘Hack’ Of The NYTimes Was The Exact Remedy MPAA Demanded With SOPA   —  There were many, many concerns related to SOPA and PIPA when they were proposed, but the absolute biggest was the use of DNS blocking as a “remedy” against sites where it was alleged that infringement was a primary purpose.
Aug 31, 2013, 12:10 AMIn context
Andrea Peterson / The Switch:
SOPA died in 2012, but Obama administration wants to revive part of it   —  You probably remember the online outrage over the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) copyright enforcement proposal.  Last week, the Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force released a report on digital copyright policy …
Aug 6, 2013, 8:05 PMIn context
John Koetsier / VentureBeat:
‘Restore The 4th’ galvanizes over 100 nation-wide protests against NSA, PRISM, and government spying   —  “Stop the surveillance!  Restore the fourth amendment!”  —  It's the largest online protest since SOPA.  And perhaps an even larger offline protest, as protestors galvanized by the Restore …
Jul 5, 2013, 4:45 PMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Public Outcry In Taiwan Kills Their Version Of SOPA   —  At the end of May, we wrote about the Taiwanese government's bizarre proposal to create a copyright bill that was like SOPA, but even worse.  Apparently, the folks at the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (IPO) had slept through the whole SOPA thing.
Jun 19, 2013, 12:45 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Big Music Says Google Isn't Cracking Down on Pirate Sites, After All   —  Six months ago, in the wake of the SOPA/PIPA debate, Google made a peace offering to the Big Media companies: It said it would try to make pirate sites harder to find in its search results.
Feb 21, 2013, 12:40 PMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Senator John Cornyn Asks Eric Holder To Explain DOJ Prosecution Of Aaron Swartz   —  While we've seen some politicians in Congress speak out about the prosecution against Aaron Swartz, for the most part, it had been the “usual crew” of folks who had formed the core of the anti-SOPA alliance — Reps. Lofgren, Issa and Polis.
Jan 19, 2013, 4:05 AMIn context
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Happy Internet Freedom Day, Y'all   —  Today is the first anniversary of the online protests against SOPA and PIPA that helped turn the U.S. Congress against voting for the restrictive Internet piracy legislation.  —  mama_mia/Shutterstock  —  More than 100,000 websites participated …
Jan 18, 2013, 1:25 PMIn context
Declan McCullagh / CNET:
After a year in the grave, can SOPA and Protect IP return?   —  CNET asked the leaders of the congressional committees that write U.S. copyright law, plus the groups that backed the controversial legislation a year ago, to tell us what will happen next.  —  It was one year ago today …
Jan 18, 2013, 1:15 PMIn context
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
Senator Wyden lays out “digital freedom” agenda   —  “The door outside Senator Ron Wyden's office says, ‘The Senator from Oregon,’” said the speaker who introduced him at a packed morning CES discussion.  “It should also say, ‘The Senator from the Internet!’”  Cheers abounded.
Jan 9, 2013, 5:15 PMIn context

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