On January 18, , a series of coordinated protests occurred against two proposed laws in The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) are bills that were introduced into the United States House of Representatives.
The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) was a controversial United States bill introduced by U.S. Other protests against SOPA and PIPA included petition drives, with Google stating it collected over seven million signatures, boycotts of companies.
The PROTECT IP Act was a proposed law with the stated goal of giving the US government and copyright holders additional tools to curb access to "rogue websites dedicated to the sale of infringing or counterfeit goods", especially those registered outside the U.S. The bill was introduced on May .. On January 18, , widespread online protests against SOPA and PIPA.
Knowing that Wikipedia would go dark for 24 hours in protest to SOPA and PIPA, I took the precaution of printing it out last night. Just kidding.
Introduction to SOPA and PIPA legislation, where they stand in Congress as of Jan. 18, , and why they impact businesses and individuals.
SOPA. PIPA. "Internet Censorship." Wikipedia's one-day blackout. and negative effects of this provision be studied before implemented.
The controversial pair of bills, SOPA and PIPA, have sparked an all-out A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced the Online Protection and.
SOPA, along with the Senate's bill called PIPA, seeks to blacklist websites that SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) was introduced by Rep.