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SOPA Update 2: Vote Delayed Until After New Year

Engadget is reporting that the U.S. House of Representatives committee charged with evaluating the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and revising it, if necessary, has put the hearings that were scheduled to resume today on hold until after the Holidays. … Continue reading

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Follow-Up: Congressional SOPA Hearings Available for Live Streaming

The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is the controversial bill that would make it illegal to show search results to or serve ads on websites suspected of being homes to pirated content.  The protests have come in hard and strong from … Continue reading

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Digital Economy Bill in UK a Menace to Privacy?

The UK parliament recently passed a piece of legislation called the Digital Economy Bill (now known as the Digital Economy Act, or DEA).  The DEA is a collection of measures designed to target copyright and other IP violations on the Internet and … Continue reading

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