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  • MPAA's Dodd urges industry to reach out to 'connected consumers'

     
    Motion Picture of Association of America of Chief Executive Chris Dodd touted a strong rebound at the box office this year but said the industry needs to find new ways to stay relevant to younger "connect consumers."...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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 sites go black, protest proposed law

    Internet sites go black, protest proposed law
    Some popular websites are going to look a little different today as providers protest two bills heading through Congress. The legislation is meant to combat piracy overseas of U.S. products overseas. But some worry it may be the first step towards...
  • 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...
  • Websites Go Dark to Protest SOPA

    Websites Go Dark to Protest SOPA
    Dozens of websites are going dark Wednesday, including popular sites like Wikipedia in protest of a bill called SOPA or Stop Online Piracy Act, an Internet legislation some say goes too far. Among the sites going dark for 24 hours Wednesday includes:...
  • Independent musicians' trade group comes out in support of SOPA, PIPA; Wye Oak, others balk

    Independent musicians' trade group comes out in support of SOPA, PIPA; Wye Oak, others balk
    A couple of controversial, Internet piracy bills in Congress have pit the tech industry against the music business, even independents. In a statement sent out early Wednesday afternoon, A2IM, the largest trade organization of independent musicians and...
  • Feds Shut Down Megaupload File-Sharing Website

    Feds Shut Down Megaupload File-Sharing Website
    NEW YORK -- In one of the U.S. government's largest anti-piracy crackdowns ever, federal agents on Thursday arrested the leaders of and shut down Megaupload.com, a popular hub for illegal file sharing. Hours later, Megaupload's fans turned the table on...