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  • Blog Post: Internet Piracy Bills Shelved

    After a week of internet protests , both the Protect Intellectual Property and Stop Online Piracy Act have been put on the shelf indefinitely. Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid postponed the January 24 vote for the PIPA bill, while House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) issued a statement... More
  • Blog Post: A Day Of SOPA Protesting

    Some of the world’s largest websites shut down today to protest two legislative bills in the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA). The bills largely focus on anti-piracy and attacking... More
  • Blog Post: [Update]: SOPA Shelved For Now

    [Update]: House Oversight Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) says that Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) has told him that he won't bring SOPA up to a vote in the House, shelving the proposed legislation for the time being. In a statement, Issa said, "While I remain concerned about... More
  • Blog Post: Bungie Opposes SOPA

    Joining the list of developers that oppose the Stop Online Piracy Act, Bungie threw its name in the hat this afternoon. "Bungie is opposed to any legislation that curtails free speech, stifles innovation, and prevents the open sharing of information on the Internet," the company wrote on its... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Nintendo, Sony, And Microsoft Never Pulled Back On Supporting SOPA

    [ Update ] The list in question, referenced below, never actually featured the names of Sony, Microsoft, or Nintendo. The three companies in question signed themselves onto a letter from the US Chamber of Commerce which urged Congress to support something like SOPA, but it was never an official endorsement... More
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