stop online piracy act Archive

  • 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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  • DNS Provisions Removed from SOPA and PIPA

    United States Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX) announced before the weekend that he would remove a controversial provision from the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) that would force Internet service providers […]

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  • Jim Sterling recently wrote an open letter to the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the trade body representing video game developers and publishers. In it, he chastised their decision to support […]

    Blog: The ESA is Not Our Friend

    Jim Sterling recently wrote an open letter to the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the trade body representing video game developers and publishers. In it, he chastised their decision to support […]

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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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