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  • Netflix to Join Internet 'Slowdown' to Call for Robust Net Neutrality Rules

    Netflix is joining dozens of companies and organizations for a symbolic Internet "slowdown" on Wednesday to call attention to the need for robust net neutrality rules, currently under consideration by the FCC.
  • Industry Coalition Rebrands As CreativeFuture to Mobilize Against Online Piracy

    The industry coalition Creative America, set up by studios and guilds to combat piracy, is renaming itself CreativeFuture following the hire of Ruth Vitale as its executive director. The org will highlight the value of creative content as well as the...

    Internet Blackout Against U.S. Law Fails To Enlist Big Sites

    Internet Blackout Against U.S. Law Fails To Enlist Big Sites
    A blackout scheduled for Wednesday to protest against proposed legislation on online piracy has failed to get the support of the biggest Internet players. Despite calls for the participation of sites such as Facebook, Twitter and other big names, the...

    Wikipedia plans protest blackout today

    NEW YORK (AP) — Don't be surprised if you can't find Wikipedia today. The online encyclopedia's English language website is down until midnight. The 24-hour blackout is to protest anti-piracy legislation under consideration in Congress. The Stop...

    The Online-Piracy Mess: How Chris Dodd and Hollywood blew it with SOPA

    The Online-Piracy Mess: How Chris Dodd and Hollywood blew it with SOPA
    A cool $1.5 million a year. That's what the Motion Picture Association of America is reportedly paying Connecticut's formerU.S. Sen. Chris Doddto slide an anti-Internet-piracy bill through Congress. His insider knowledge, his old-fashioned liberal...