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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
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Documentary about Aaron Swartz, “The Internet's Own Boy”, now playing in theaters and online   —  Watch This Film About Why Aaron Swartz Matters More Than Ever  —  Aaron Swartz was a young, bright genius who believed in the open Internet.  A self-made millionaire by the age of 19 …
Jun 29, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
David Carr / New York Times:
An internet fast lane could provoke a SOPA-like backlash from Silicon Valley   —  Warnings Along F.C.C.'s Fast Lane  —  The next time the loudmouth in the next cubicle interrupts you with yet another recap of his weekend, just start talking about “net neutrality.”
May 11, 2014, 9:45 PMIn context
Marvin Ammori / Slate:
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's lame excuses for his net neutrality proposal   —  Tom Wheeler tries, and fails, to justify his execution of net neutrality.  —  A few years ago, Internet users, democracy activists, and entrepreneurs got wind of a proposed law, SOPA, that would have changed …
May 3, 2014, 10:25 AMIn context

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