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  • Wikipedia: SOPA protest led 8 million to look up reps in Congress

     
    SOPA blackout: Wikipedia reports 162 million people saw its blackout page, 8 million looked up their congressional reps....
  • SOPA and PIPA opponents warn the bills are not dead yet

     
    A day after a widespread Internet blackout, key opponents of SOPA and PIPA warned Thursday that the controversial online piracy bills are not dead yet and called for lawmakers to slow down and start over....
  • Copyrights: Feds push a few novel theories in MegaUpload case

     
    The indictment the Justice Department obtained this month against MegaUpload, a popular online locker and file-sharing service, includes allegations that company executives personally uploaded and downloaded copyrighted content -- a familiar accusation in...
  • MPAA's Dodd warns Washington not to let pirates sink PIPA/SOPA

     
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's decision on Friday to put off a vote on the controversial Protect Intellectual Property Act in the Senate next week was hailed by Silicon Valley but brought a stern warning from Hollywood's chief lobbyist....
  • Piracy reduces foreign box office receipts 7%, study says

     
    A new academic study provides ammunition for those who say online piracy is hurting Hollywood's bottom line. A paper by economists Brett Danaher of Wellesley College and Joel Waldfogel of the University of Minnesota estimates that piracy caused a 7%......
  • Online fraud puts consumers at risk

    For nearly 100 years, the Better Business Bureau has helped consumers avoid fraud and scams by helping them find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. We are uniquely positioned in representing both the interests of the business community,...
  • Bill that will 'break the Internet' delayed until 2012

    Bill that will 'break the Internet' delayed until 2012
    A congressional vote on an anti-piracy bill that Internet heavyweights like Google say would be an online Armageddon has been delayed until 2012. The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), which was introduced in the House of Representatives in late October,...
  • Ravens, NFL pursue online sellers of bogus merchandise

    Ravens, NFL pursue online sellers of bogus merchandise
    As the Ravens drove toward the playoffs, Barbra Skarzynski wanted to buy her son a team jersey as a Christmas gift. She searched Google for Lardarius Webb gear, quickly found a site that billed itself as an official store of the Ravens, and bought a...
  • Wikipedia, Reddit plan blackout in SOPA protest

    Wikipedia, Reddit plan blackout in SOPA protest
    A handful of large websites will go dark on Wednesday to protest an anti-piracy bill that critics say will wreck the Internet as we know it. Wikipedia, user-submitted news site Reddit, the blog Boing Boing and the Cheezburger network of comedy sites...
  • Tech Talk: SOPA and PIPA explained

    Tech Talk: SOPA and PIPA explained
    A number of websites announced they will effectively shut down for 12 to 24 hours on Wednesday to protest two laws Congress is considering. The House of Representatives are considering a bill called the Stop Online Piracy Act, H.R. 3261, while the Senate...
  • Concerns About Online Piracy Act Growing Among State's Congressional Delegation

    Concerns About Online Piracy Act Growing Among State's Congressional Delegation
    Is the tide shifting on a controversial bill that would give the government and copyright holders broad new powers to stop online piracy? Over the weekend, the White House signaled that it has strong reservations about the controversial Stop Online...