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Free Music Archive: Free Music Archive Is Still Online. Let's Keep It That Way.

Free Music Archive: Free Music Archive Is Still Online. Let's Keep It That Way. | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it

You may have noticed that freemusicarchive.org, is still accessible. We'd prefer to stay online even as we stand with the 7000+ sites who are voluntarily blacked out to send a message to the U.S. Congress. It's unclear whether the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) could actually stop online piracy, but it's clear that these proposed laws would threaten a lot of healthy online activity -- including those that support independent artists.

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Feds Shut Down Megaupload.com File-Sharing Website | Techland | TIME.com

Feds Shut Down Megaupload.com File-Sharing Website | Techland | TIME.com | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
One of the world's largest file-sharing sites was shut down Thursday, and its founder and several company executives were charged with violating piracy laws, federal prosecutors said.
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The Pirate Bay: PIPA/SOPA Won’t Stop Us! | TorrentFreak

The Pirate Bay: PIPA/SOPA Won’t Stop Us! | TorrentFreak | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
Supporters of the pending PIPA/SOPA anti-piracy bills often use The Pirate Bay as a prime example of a website that can be taken out under the new legislation. But is that really the case? The Pirate Bay team has been silent on the issue, until now.
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If the feds can shut down Megaupload, why do we need SOPA?

If the feds can shut down Megaupload, why do we need SOPA? | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it
Supporters of the Stop Online Piracy Act say it's needed to combat "rogue sites." Yet Megaupload got shut down under existing laws. Does the Megaupload raid prove SOPA is unnecessary, or not?
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Defend our freedom to share (or why SOPA is a bad idea) | Video on TED.com

TED Talks What does a bill like PIPA/SOPA mean to our shareable world? At the TED offices, Clay Shirky delivers a proper manifesto -- a call to defend our freedom to create, discuss, link and share, rather than passively consume.

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End Piracy, Not Liberty – Google

End Piracy, Not Liberty – Google | Kill The Record Industry | Scoop.it

Millions of Americans oppose SOPA and PIPA because these bills would censor the Internet and slow economic growth in the U.S.

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