Thursday, January 26, 2012

SOPA Alternative Bill Introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives | PCWorld Business Center

Lawmakers opposing the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act Wednesday introduced alternative legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives. Representative Darrell Issa, a California Republican, and 24 co-sponsors introduced the Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade (OPEN) Act late Wednesday, the same day many websites went dark in opposition to SOPA and the Protect IP Act, a similar bill in the Senate.

The OPEN Act would allow copyright holders to file complaints about copyright infringement at foreign websites with the U.S. International Trade Commission, which would investigate the complaints and decide whether U.S. payment processors and online advertising networks should be required to cut off funding. Senator Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, introduced a Senate version of the OPEN Act in December. Read more

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

SOPA And PIPA Abandoned After Day Of Internet Activism [News]

As the day of online activism opposing SOPA and PIPA continued, supporters quickly began to have second thoughts. Now, the final blows have been struck. Senator Harry Reid has decided to put the Protect IP Act on permanent hiatus, and Representative Lamar Smith pulled his support for the Stop Online Piracy Act. In doing so, the bills have been effectively killed. Read more

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

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