The Stop Online Piracy Act is Meant to Stifle Internet Innovation in America, Tell Congress and the President that SOPA is Not in Our Best Interest

The Electronic Frontier Foundation leads the fight against the draconian and backwards thinking Stop Online Piracy Act or SOPA: This is the third in our series Part 1, Part 2 breaking down the potential effects of the Stop Online Piracy Act SOPA, an outrageous and grievously misguided bill now working its way through the HouseContinue reading “The Stop Online Piracy Act is Meant to Stifle Internet Innovation in America, Tell Congress and the President that SOPA is Not in Our Best Interest”

PROTECT-IP Leaves Committee, Put on Hold by Senator Wyden, Filtering DNS Amounts to Censorship

According to the findings of an insightful report by DNS experts [here] and a feature article on Ars Technica: Senator Ron Wyden D-OR has called the PROTECT IP Act “a threat to our economic future and to our international objectives.” He characterized its predecessor as a “bunker-busting cluster bomb when what you really need isContinue reading “PROTECT-IP Leaves Committee, Put on Hold by Senator Wyden, Filtering DNS Amounts to Censorship”

Tech Rights Updates Since My Last Post

Since I posted on my disappointment with the current administration’s backtracking on digital rights and personal privacy in the Internet age, there have been some new developments: Wired Magazine’s Threat Level reports here that the worst provisions in the secret ACTA treaty have been removed from the currently circulating document. Techdirt reports that the MexicanContinue reading “Tech Rights Updates Since My Last Post”