Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Proposed Copyright Bill Threatens Whistleblowing and Human Rights

In the past week, the larger Internet community has joined EFF in sounding the alarm about the new copyright bil—known as the Stop Internet Piracy Act (SOPA)—as it makes its way through the U. S. House. The bill threatens to transform copyright law, pushing Internet intermediaries—from Facebook to your ISP—to censor whole swaths of the Internet. SOPA could forever alter social networks, stifle innovation and creativity, and destroy jobs, which is why Rep.

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