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Evan Rodgers / The Verge:
US lawmakers create website to crowd-source a ‘digital bill of rights’   —  Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA) have started drafting a crowd-sourced digital bill of rights in hopes of preventing piecemeal laws like SOPA and CISPA from over-regulating the internet.
Jun 13, 2012, 9:05 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
Reddit's Alexis Ohanian And Activists Aim To Build A ‘Bat-Signal For The Internet’   —  Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian protesting the Stop Online Piracy Act in January.  (Credit: Alec Perkins)  —  The “blackout” of Web sites to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in January …
May 25, 2012, 3:25 PMIn context
Sarah Lacy / PandoDaily:
No More Breasts, Elephants, or SOPA: How Warren Adelman Is Saving Go Daddy's Soul   —  I'm sure someone somewhere has had a worse first week on a job than Warren Adelman.  But I am struggling to think of an example.  —  After nine years as the yin to the outlandish Bob …
May 14, 2012, 4:35 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Louis Vuitton asks for SOPA-like seizure of hundreds of websites   —  Brand owners are howling for new laws to help them crush “rogue” websites.  But why?  New powers don't seem necessary when courts are already forcing internet companies to delete websites from the internet.
May 11, 2012, 2:20 PMIn context
Jennifer Baker / PC World:
EU Digital Agenda Commissioner Admits ACTA Is Probably Dead   —  A European Commissioner for the first time said openly on Friday that the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) is more or less dead in the water.  —  “We are now likely to be in a world without SOPA …
May 7, 2012, 4:50 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Why is Silicon Valley silent on CISPA?   —  In January, America's major tech companies joined everyday internet users to break the back of a reviled law called SOPA.  Months later, Washington is brewing a new law that alarms many SOPA opponents — but this time the same companies have been quiet as church mice.
Apr 29, 2012, 6:45 AMIn context
Brendan Sasso / Hillicon Valley:
GOP chairman: Google ‘supportive’ of controversial cybersecurity bill CISPA   —  Google has been working behind the scenes with lawmakers in the House on a controversial cybersecurity bill, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) told The Hill.  —  Rogers, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee …
Apr 18, 2012, 5:20 AMIn context
Thorin Klosowski / Lifehacker:
Why Microsoft and Facebook are Pro-CISPA but Anti-SOPA   —  Just months after the internet censorship bills SOPA and PIPA were taken off the floor, a new and similarly scrutinized bill, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) has been gaining momentum and support …
Apr 12, 2012, 1:55 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Netflix Says Its PAC Is Not About SOPA   —  From the “yes, sometimes big companies like to influence the way government works” file: After a day of not commenting about its newly formed political action committee, Netflix has come out with a statement about FLIXPAC, after all.
Apr 9, 2012, 7:55 PMIn context
Brendan Sasso / Hillicon Valley:
After killing SOPA, Internet activists take aim at a new House cybersecurity bill   —  Online activists who helped sink the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) earlier this year have now turned their sights to a House cybersecurity bill, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA).
Apr 8, 2012, 11:30 AMIn context

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