anti-piracy Archive

  • Electronic Arts’ policy of requiring its users to always be online when playing their games is going to continue but with a twist, confirmed Keith Ramsdale, the general manager of […]

    EA Announces Expansion of Its Always Online DRM Policy

    Electronic Arts’ policy of requiring its users to always be online when playing their games is going to continue but with a twist, confirmed Keith Ramsdale, the general manager of […]

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  • Harry Reid Postpones PIPA Vote

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has indefinitely postponed the vote on PROTECT IP Act (PIPA): In light of recent events, I have decided to postpone Tuesday’s vote on the […]

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  • Rep. Lamar Smith: SOPA Will Go On

    United States Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX) has announced via a press release that markups for the Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) will begin in February, after a two week Republican […]

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  • SOPA Shelved; Bill Still a Threat

    Recently, the White House issued its first official statement regarding SOPA: While we believe that online piracy by foreign websites is a serious problem that requires a serious legislative response, […]

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  • Spain Passes Sinde Law – SOPA-Like Anti-Piracy Bill

    The Sinde Law, named after Spain’s culture minister, is a new anti-piracy law similar to SOPA that the country has just passed. This law will force ISPs to block web […]

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  • Stop Online Piracy Act and the Video Game Industry

    As mentioned in a recent news article by Crystal Steltenpohl, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is the latest in a long run of draconic legislature drafted in an attempt […]

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  • SOPA Hearings Postponed Again

    The Washington Post has announced that the House Judiciary Committee confirmed that it will delay further debate on the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) until after Congress returns from its […]

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