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Sopa and Pipa Bills

The Debate Over Anti-Piracy Laws

Toni Johnson | Posted 04.01.2012 | Technology
Toni Johnson

Since the future of SOPA and PIPA is largely in doubt, industry and lawmakers are left looking for a path forward. But the debate is not confined to the United States; digital piracy is increasingly being touted as an international trade concern.

WATCH: Teens Sound Off On SOPA And Internet Censorship

| Posted 01.23.2012 | Home

Teens have spoken -- and when it comes to SOPA, they've spoken loudly. More than any other recent legislation, the Stop Online Piracy Act has given ri...

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

Reid Makes Big Decision On Anti-Piracy Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a significant victory for open Internet advocates, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman ...

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 ...

Anti-Piracy Bill Causes Consternation

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), and its Senate counterpart, the Protect IP Act (PIPA), have ignited widespread online protests--yet there is consid...

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...

Fixing Protect IP

Jess Coleman | Posted 02.24.2012 | Home
Jess Coleman

While Protect IP and SOPA are significantly flawed, Congress should shake off the misguided criticism and move forward to combat the only big issue that is experiencing bipartisan support.