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stop online piracy act
Great video by TED's Clay Shirky explaining how SOPA and PIPA undermine the First Amendment, creativity, and due process of law. A frightening vision of Americans being transformed back into mindless consuming couch potatoes, with a great concrete example of child creativity being stifled by...
If you thought SOPA and PIPA were bad, they have nothing on ACTA, which hands over copyright law and policy to an unaccountable trade collective.I have posted in the past on ACTA, learn more here and here.Here is the text of a petition to the White House to end ACTA, the link is here if you...
Thanks to Anonymous for commenting here on my Megaupload post yesterday and for explaining that one of the rationales for the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act is that this legislation is purportedly necessary because there is allegedly no remedy against rogue websites that...
If you'd like to know where your Senator is on the Protect-IP Act and would like to know what their position is, here is a great page created by Open Congress.www.dunnington.com Purchase Copyright Litigation Handbook 2011 by Raymond J. Dowd from West here Find Ray Dowd at Dunnington...
Stop Online Piracy Act: White House Calls For Rogue Website Legislation, Public Participation in Legislative Process
Below is the response of OMB's IP Czar Victoria Espinel to my signing a petition to Stop Online Piracy Act. Basically, the Administration wants to push ahead with legislation but has agreed with many of the concerns voiced by the public:Combating Online Piracy while Protecting an Open...