Thursday, January 19, 2012

SOPA protest redefining discussion


Yesterday's protest pressured more than a dozen Senators to either withdraw their support or announce their opposition to SOPA and PIPA. There's a list of the opponents here, and links to analyses below this post.

The Senate voting is scheduled to begin on January 24th. If you oppose SOPA and PIPA, you can urge Congress to rethink the legislation by signing the online petition here (Google) or here (SOPAstrike.com). Not in the US? You can petition the State Department here.



You might like:
SOPA, Internet Regulation and the Economics of Piracy on Wired.com
Lawmakers rush to drop piracy bills as websites go dark on TheHill.com
PIPA support collapses, with ... new Senators opposed on arstechnica.com
Internet SOPA/PIPA Revolt: Don't Declare Victory Yet on Wired.com
US House of Representatives SOPA Committee status and List of Supporters (PDF)
The Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade (OPEN) Act on wyden.senate.gov
The Sinister Sons of SOPA on Wired.com

Links Updated January 31, 2012

2 comments:

  1. Jan 24, 2012, Senate vote postponed.

    Feb 2012, House vote postponed.

    Alternate bill still being explored.

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  2. Thanks for this info.

    ReplyDelete

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