PROTECT-IP Is Now E-PARASITE Bill, Made Worse for US Citizens Thanks to Business-Beholden Congress

There’s another reason why folks are fightin’ mad (at least in a non-violent, occupy wall street sort of way) at big business’ collusion with government: the PROTECT IP/E-PARASITE bill. If you thought the DMCA was bad, you really ought to check out what our Congress have in store for the little person and their ability toContinue reading “PROTECT-IP Is Now E-PARASITE Bill, Made Worse for US Citizens Thanks to Business-Beholden Congress”

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”

PROTECT-IP is a Raw Deal for Online Netizens, Promotes Corporate Enforced Censorship

It has been covered in many places, but I would recommend that you steer your browser to Ars Technica to read about the new PROTECT-IP bill: Revised Net censorship bill requires search engines to block sites, too. It is a new attempt by the culture industry’s elite (i.e., big money) to lower their overhead incurred byContinue reading “PROTECT-IP is a Raw Deal for Online Netizens, Promotes Corporate Enforced Censorship”