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Internet wins: SOPA and PIPA both shelved

Internet wins: SOPA and PIPA both shelved | take a bath in SOPA | Scoop.it
Bowing to intense pressure from the Internet, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) is …
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SOPA Will Take Us Back to the Dark Ages

SOPA Will Take Us Back to the Dark Ages | take a bath in SOPA | Scoop.it
I had an epiphany today. The Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA, was not written by people who fundamentally misunderstand how the web works. They understand all too well, and want...
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Why Lawmakers Changed Their Minds On SOPA

Why Lawmakers Changed Their Minds On SOPA | take a bath in SOPA | Scoop.it
Jan. 18, 2012 was a big day for supporters of Internet freedom.
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Bitcoin online currency gets new job in web security | KurzweilAI

Bitcoin online currency gets new job in web security | KurzweilAI | take a bath in SOPA | Scoop.it
Bitcoin software could prove at least as useful as the Bitcoin online peer-to-peer currency itself by underpinning a number of important new
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The Pirate Bay will fit on a ZIP cartridge

The Pirate Bay will fit on a ZIP cartridge | take a bath in SOPA | Scoop.it
The Pirate Bay is making good on its long-announced plan of moving from hosting a torrent-tracker to hosting "magnet links" that allow BitTorrent file-sharing without a centralized tracker.
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Tim Berners-Lee takes the stand to keep the web free (Wired UK)

Tim Berners-Lee takes the stand to keep the web free  (Wired UK) | take a bath in SOPA | Scoop.it
The web pioneer flew down from Boston, near where he teaches at MIT, to an eastern Texas federal court to speak to a jury of two men and six women about the early days of the web
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Freakonomics » How Much Do Music and Movie Piracy Really Hurt the U.S. Economy?

Freakonomics » How Much Do Music and Movie Piracy Really Hurt the U.S. Economy? | take a bath in SOPA | Scoop.it
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SOPA, Internet Regulation and the Economics of Piracy | Threat Level | Wired.com

SOPA, Internet Regulation and the Economics of Piracy | Threat Level | Wired.com | take a bath in SOPA | Scoop.it
The Cato Institute's Julian Sanchez does the math on online copyright infringement and finds no urgency in rushing to curb online copyright infringement.
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Neil Gaiman: Piracy Leads to More Book Sales

Neil Gaiman, author of the 'Sandman' graphic novels and best-seller 'American Gods,' talked about the pirating of his titles to OpenRight Group. Ap
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Copyright: Forever Less One Day

Copyright is a good idea, but the way it is currently used is not. *T-Shirts now for sale!* Help support making more videos: http://goo.gl/1Wlnd Grey's blog:...
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Stop Online Piracy Act

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The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is a United States bill introduced by U.S. Representative Lamar S. Smith (R-TX) to expand the ability of U.S. law enforcement to fight online t...
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RIAA Accounting: Why Even Major Label Musicians Rarely Make Money From Album Sales | Techdirt

RIAA Accounting: Why Even Major Label Musicians Rarely Make Money From Album Sales | Techdirt | take a bath in SOPA | Scoop.it
We recently had a fun post about Hollywood accounting, about how the movie industry makes sure even big hit movies "lose money" on paper. So how about the recording industry? Well, they're pretty famous for doing something quite...
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The Week That Killed SOPA: A Timeline

The Week That Killed SOPA: A Timeline | take a bath in SOPA | Scoop.it
Ladies and gentleman, bid farewell to the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act. They're both being tabled and sent to legislative limbo. How did that happen when just a...
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Why SOPA Is Dangerous

Why SOPA Is Dangerous | take a bath in SOPA | Scoop.it
I'm sure you've heard by now that SOPA is bad and would ruin the Internet, but have you actually read the bill? If not, it's worth reading, for two reasons. First, if you are go...
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KILL ACTA

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Stop ACTA & TPP: Tell your country's officials: NEVER use secretive trade agreements to meddle with the Internet. Our freedoms depend on it!
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The Future Of Music Business Models (And Those Who Are Already There) | Techdirt

The Future Of Music Business Models (And Those Who Are Already There) | Techdirt | take a bath in SOPA | Scoop.it
I'm at the Midem conference this week, and in preparing for it, Steven Masur asked me to write up a chapter for a book he was putting together of thoughts from various thinkers for a gathering of the International Association of Entertainment...
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Aaron Swartz Hacks the Attention Economy | MIT Technology Review

Aaron Swartz Hacks the Attention Economy | MIT Technology Review | take a bath in SOPA | Scoop.it
A digital guerrilla fighter explains what’s wrong with anti-piracy laws, why the Internet and copyright law don’t get along, and how he got into politics.
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The Pirate Bay's Peter Sunde: It's Evolution, Stupid | Threat Level | Wired.com

The Pirate Bay's Peter Sunde: It's Evolution, Stupid | Threat Level | Wired.com | take a bath in SOPA | Scoop.it
Peter Sunde, one of the co-founders of the infamous The Pirate Bay file-sharing search engine, argues that Big Content should start innovating and stop trying to use the courts and the law to put the genie back in the bottle.
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Infographic: Why the movie industry is so wrong about SOPA

Infographic: Why the movie industry is so wrong about SOPA | take a bath in SOPA | Scoop.it
It's not the first time the MPAA has fought new technology.
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At GOP debate, all four candidates oppose SOPA

At GOP debate, all four candidates oppose SOPA | take a bath in SOPA | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, and Rick Santorum joined Ron Paul in opposing the …
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The Moral Battle Between Pirates and Copyright Lobbyists | TorrentFreak

The Moral Battle Between Pirates and Copyright Lobbyists | TorrentFreak | take a bath in SOPA | Scoop.it
In a recent interview, Harvard Professor Yochai Benkler raises some serious concerns surrounding the MegaUpload bust.
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