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TweetNew proposed legislation entitled the Cyber Intelligence Sharing Protection Act of 2011 (CISPA) is  currently making its way through Congress, and it is already being censured, similar to the way the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) was heavily criticized before further steps necessary to enact that bill were postponed earlier this year. The proposed statute […]

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Tweet Source: Uploaded by user via Debra on Pinterest   A funny thing happened to me today while using Wikipedia. At around 10am EST I got a taste of what Internet censorship must look like. While researching an article using one of my favorite free sites, Wikipedia, it went black on me and showed this […]

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TweetTwo controversial bills aimed at curbing copyright infringement over the internet–the Stop Online Piracy Act (“SOPA”) H.R. 3261 and its sister legislation, the Protect IP Act (“PIPA”) United States Senate Bill S.968  –appear likely to win Congressional approval this year. SOPA allows the Department of Justice and copyright holders to pursue companies hosting, linking to, and doing business with, the offending […]

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