Is CISPA, the Cyber-Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act intended to protect our privacy, or protect the power of those already in charge?
Undeterred by the failure of SOPA and PIPA, media giants have forged an agreement with major U.S. ISPs, Comcast, Cablevision, Verizon, Time Warner Cable and other Internet service providers (ISPs) to police their own networks in an effort to catch digital pirates and stop illegal file-sharing.
Internet activists and civil rights groups worldwide are alarmed at the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), one of the harshest crackdowns on internet piracy, which was signed by 22 nations in 2011 and awaits ratification by the European Union Parliament. Negotiated and signed in secret, ACTA was signed on October 1 2011 by Australia, Canada, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and the United States.
A message for our readers from Donny Shaw of FightForTheFuture.Org on the recent shelving of SOPA and PIPA.
by Samantha Lowell, Guest Editorialist SOPA and PIPA are the victims of industrial hubris and overreach, of arrogant proponents who didn’t…
The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) Have been Stopped… For Now
an Editorial by Gene Turnbow You should know what SOPA is by now and why it’s been pushed so strongly…
Why is Marvel Comic’s fight to have its mutants declared inhuman cropping up again after nine years? We have a theory, and as crazy as it sounds, it has to do with SOPA..