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  • Websites 'slow down' to protest FCC net neutrality plan

    WASHINGTON Popular websites including Netflix, Mozilla, reddit and Kickstarter launched a daylong online protest called Internet Slowdown Day on Wednesday to oppose the controversial proposed changes to net neutrality rules by the Federal Communications Commission.
  • Netflix to Join Internet 'Slowdown' to Call for Robust Net Neutrality Rules

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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. The company said...

    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...

    Websites go black to protest anti-piracy bills in Congress

    Websites go black to protest anti-piracy bills in Congress
    What would the world be like without the Internet? Fire up your browser and see what you can't do. In the first strike of its kind, hundreds of popular sites such as Wikipedia, Reddit and Boing Boing temporarily shut down Wednesday to protest a pair of...

    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...