Tag Archives: PIPA
- Apple co founder Wozniak meets Kim Dotcom and voices support
June 28, 2012
One of the world’s most prominent technology personalities as well as a judge have voiced their opposition to the decision by U.S. authorities to pursue Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom. Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple and a judge from New Zealand are both unhappy at the way Dotcom and his fellow...
- CISPA bill passed by house without PPA backed bill attached
April 27, 2012
Efforts to protect the U.S.A. from cyber security threats have moved a step further after the latest bill passed a House of Representatives vote. The amended Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) was passed by 248-168 even though there’s still a high chance that President Obama’s office will veto...
- Megaupload.com file-sharing site shut down, co-founders arrested at US request
January 20, 2012
Several US politicians may have had second thoughts on the wisdom of adopting heavy-handed methods of protecting intellectual property, but no one appears to have told US law enforcement. Just one day after prominent sites like Wikipedia went dark to protest the PIPA and SOPA copyright bills pending in Congress,...
- SOPA shelved by the White House until changes are made
January 16, 2012
Those who’ve been losing sleep and substantial nail length over the controversial SOPA bill as of late can now loosen up and breathe a sigh of relief. Well for the time being that is. The Stop Online Piracy Act, for those of you who’ve had your head up your ass,...