'wikipedia, google, reddit, craigslist and many other sites blacked out, or self-censored their services wednesday, in protest to the stop online piracy act (sopa) and the protect ip act (pipa). The bills, the stop online piracy act (sopa) and the protect ip act (pipa), pose such a great threat to all of us who use, enjoy, and make a living on the internet that they have united a formidable front from the likes of internet giants such as google and wikipedia. White house, victoria espinel, aneesh chopra, and howard schmidt: right now, congress is debating a few pieces of legislation concerning the very real issue of online piracy, including the stop online piracy act (sopa), the protect ip act and the online protection and digital enforcement act (open. The use of online initiatives to protect intellectual property rights online, in addition to the protection of line data is well documented in the analysis completed by sears (2006, july) and pollach (2003) as well.
Adam clark estes 10:56 am et the latest grumblings (or lack. The american sopa proposal was focused on the trade in illicitly-acquired intellectual property and, as such, sought to protect ideas in contrast, the philippines' recently-passed cybercrime prevention act aims to protect people , specifically their famously fragile egos. On january 18th, websites across the internet went on strike to protest the stop online piracy act (sopa) and the related protect ip act (pipa)some sites were completely blocked others added. By william tucker over the past few weeks public opposition to the stop online piracy act and the protect-ip act has reached a fever pitch today, many major websites have taken measures to protest the legislation with some, such as wikipedia, going offline completely.
Sopa/pipa is like the war on drugs, which is pretty useless to stop drugs consumption, but it keeps on going for the sake of some defense contractors, agencies and police and prison officers unions grrinc. As technology advances, we will continue to work with all stakeholders to protect the security of the nation and its knowledge assets, us intellectual property, the functioning of fair and competitive markets, and the privacy, free expression, and due process rights of americans. The stop online piracy act (sopa) was a controversial united states bill introduced by us representative lamar s smith (r-tx) to expand the ability of us law enforcement to combat online copyright infringement and online trafficking in counterfeit goods. Many web sites will shut down wednesday in opposition to the stop online piracy act (sopa) and the protect ip act (pipa), currently under consideration by the us congress among the web sites.
It used to be that if the message was short, it usually went to the concise website the dreams were so popular that. The text of the lleras law can borrows much of its content from the stop online piracy act (sopa) and the protect ip act (pipa) you're going to have to leave that behind this isn't the only model available. The house oversight chairman, rep darrell issa (r-calif) has long been a stern critic of the orwellian stop online piracy act (sopa) () the representative announced some huge news on monday. A house bill called the stop online piracy act (sopa) and its senate counterpart, the protect ip act (pipa), had been debated, amended, and looked to be on the fast track for legislative approval that all changed on january 18. The seven ways to stop piracy not want conservative opponents to portray it as weak on defense or unwilling to use force to protect american interests, and so cannot afford to embrace passive.
Stop online piracy act (sopa) and the preventing real online threats to economic creativity and theft of intellectual property act (protect ip act or pipa) sopa and pipa are the house and senate versions of what were easily the most controversial pieces of privacy-related legislation introduced in 2011, both intended to combat rogue. These internet giants and other online sites joined millions of americans in protesting the 2012 stop online piracy act (sopa) and protect ip act (pipa) legislation in a historic grassroots movement. On january 18, 2012, a series of coordinated protests occurred against two proposed laws in the united states congress —the stop online piracy act (sopa) and the protect ip act (pipa) these followed smaller protests in late 2011. Stop sopa and pipa and put an end to threat of internet censorship not sure where i sit on the issue of copyrights but i know the danger of initiating censorship.
Concerned about online privacy here's five us politicians to keep an eye-on in 2014 by dennis kügler on december 24th, 2013 last year we rounded-up a selection of the most anti-online privacy politicians in the us, followed by a similar round-up focusing on the uk. One attempt to create a 'kinder, gentler' internet is the stop online piracy act (sopa) the act would create a kind of national firewall by censoring the domain names of websites accused of hosting infringing copyrighted materials (losey & meinrath 2011. Thank you for visiting the t-bucket forums this site was created in 2006, to provide enthusiasts with a place to discuss t-buckets over the years, there have been many imitators, but this is the t-bucket resource you have been looking to find. Wikipedia's move three weeks ago to block access to its site across the english speaking world in protest against two proposed us bills - sopa (stop online piracy act) and pipa (protect intellectual property act) - had its intended effect.
Congress, of course, couches the bills as efforts to stop online piracy or to protect consumers from so-called rogue foreign pharmacies it's also what was behind last year's failed efforts to pass an internet kill switch bill. The trade group that puts on the show, the consumer electronics association, has been a vocal member of the lobbying efforts to oppose the stop online piracy act (sopa) in the house and the senate.
Mwolfam writes with this pointed excerpt from a piece at the huffington post by los alamos national laboratories post-doc researcher michael ham, who makes a slightly different case than most for the reasons that sopa and pipa should be stopped: simply put, the stop online piracy act (sopa) and the protect ip act (pipa) currently under. The protect ip act (pipa), stop online piracyact (sopa), online protection and enforcement of digital trade (open act), the cyberintelligence sharing and protection act (cispa), and the anti-counterfeiting tradeagreement (acta) are invading the medias everywhere. On the senate side, i have been a co-sponsor of the protect ip act because i believe it's important to protect american ingenuity, ideas and jobs from being stolen through internet piracy, much of it occurring overseas through rogue websites in china.