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Google vs. Hollywood: The Worst of Enemies, The Best of Friends (Potentially)

Robert Simpson | Posted 07.22.2012 | Media
Robert Simpson

The battle raging between the big Hollywood film studios and the giant of Silicon Valley is probably the most pointless and futile conflict being rage...

Gerry Smith

ACTA Sparks Protests In Latest Anti-Piracy Battle

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 03.27.2012 | Technology

In the United States, a massive Internet protest last week led by Wikipedia and Google drove congressional leaders to place controversial anti-piracy ...

Stephen Colbert Befuddles Some Political Commentators

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 03.24.2012 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

If someone like Chuck Todd who represents a "liberal" network can't see this parody for what it is then it truly illustrates how disconnected the corporate media have become. Todd got the story backwards.

Internet Clicks Beat Old Guard

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Outspent but hardly outgunned, online and high-tech companies triggered an avalanche of Internet clicks to force Congress to shelve...

Zach Carter

Senate's McConnell Calls For PIPA Bill To Be 'Shelved'

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) urged Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Thursday to nix an upcoming vote on Protect ...

SOPA Saved Us

Noah Fitzgerel | Posted 03.20.2012 | Home
Noah Fitzgerel

It might seem strange to read, but to a certain extent, it is evident that SOPA (the Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (the PROTECT IP Act) have saved my generation from being portrayed as the paradigm of political disinterest.

Bianca Bosker

SOPA Showdown: What's Next In The Battle Between Hollywood And Silicon Valley

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 01.18.2012 | Technology

As controversial anti-piracy legislation lost key supporters amid online protests Wednesday, some experts said the best course of action for major med...

Key Supporters Abandon Anti-Piracy Legislation

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

Joining other lawmakers, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) announced Wednesday that he would no longer support the Protect IP Act, amid widespread online prot...

WATCH: A Video Test of SOPA and PIPA Powers

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 03.19.2012 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

We have obtained exclusive video of the government testing the potential powers that it would be granted under SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act and PIPA, the Protect IP Act.

Google Infographic Explains SOPA, PIPA Opposition

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 01.31.2012 | Technology

Thousands of websites have joined the efforts to stand up against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) by blacking out info...

The Truth About SOPA: How the Corporate Lobby's Argument Doesn't Add Up

Joe Sestak | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics
Joe Sestak

Don't be fooled by its seemingly straightforward title: SOPA is one of the greatest challenges to a free and open web that we've ever faced.

What SOPA And PIPA Mean For Women

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 03.18.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

Here's what women need to know about the proposed bills and blackout -- and why we stand to be disproportionately affected.

A Guide for Using SOPA & PIPA to Kill Scientific Debate -- You're Welcome

Michael Ham | Posted 03.14.2012 | Technology
Michael Ham

Simply put, The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) currently under development in Congress will provide a rapid way to sentence websites to death without the need for pesky things like judges and juries.

What You Need to Know About the Stop Online Piracy Act in 2012

Alexander Howard | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics
Alexander Howard

Whether the broadcast networks choose to cover it or not will matter less next year than it would have even a decade ago. The Internet will drive awareness of these bills in 2012 in a way that simply wasn't possible before this moment in history.

Don't Break the Internet

Mark Lemley | Posted 02.20.2012 | Technology
Mark Lemley

Copyright and trademark infringement on the Internet is a very real problem, and IP owners need tools to deal with that problem. But the power to break the Internet shouldn't be among them.

OPEN Act Falls Short for Artists and Creators

Sandra Aistars | Posted 02.14.2012 | Entertainment
Sandra Aistars

The process, hurdles and cost burdens proposed by the OPEN Act make this an unworkable alternative for artists and creators.

Michael McAuliff

Rupert Murdoch Lobbies Congress To Restrict Internet

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- News Corp. honcho Rupert Murdoch threw his weight behind Congress' attempt to restrict the Internet, personally lobbying leaders on Capi...

HOLLYWOOD'S GREATEST THREAT

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.06.2011 | Los Angeles

Creative America, a group launched over the summer to support Hollywood's anti-piracy campaign, recently released the video above, explaining that tho...

Eric Schmidt: Piracy Bill Should Go After Individuals Not Companies

AP | CHRIS WILLIAMS | Posted 01.30.2012 | Technology

MINNEAPOLIS — Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said Wednesday that it would be a mistake for Congress to approve Hollywood-backed legislat...

Internet Companies and Lawmakers Speak Out Against the Stop Online Piracy Act

Alexander Howard | Posted 01.15.2012 | Technology
Alexander Howard

If freedom of expression, privacy and innovation online matter to you, it's time to pay attention to what's happening in Congress right now.