May be, the resurrection of the former SOPA is now happening. In a last post we already listed the negative consequences of the SOPA bill. Fortunately this law actually was never adopted. Nevertheless The Intellectual Property Attaché Act slipped in for consideration over the weekend, seems to resurrect some pieces of SOPA to build a global intellectual property [...]
CISPA, stands for the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011 (H.R. 3523). More precisely, this new bill is a kind of a successor of the latest SOPA legislative proposal which was shot down at the beginning of the year. According to EFF’s analysis, this bill could be used to give copyright enforcers the ability to spy on [...]
While sites like Wikipedia, Reddit or even Google protested on January 18th 2012 against SOPA, the ACTA mobilization seemed very small whereas the law’s restrictions appear to be stronger. There are several criticism of the agreement. Countries like India and Brazil have been vocal opponents, telling it will strongly harm the economy of emerging countries. [...]
Facing Filesonic’s latest closing, what are your alternatives in order to keep downloading files? In our last article about Megavideo shutdown, we already listed some of the alternatives left for you to keep watching streaming videos. When the federal authorities took down Megaupload, it disabled millions of files and links, that millions of people can [...]
As you all know, Megaupload, the famous internet’s file-sharing website, has been shut down by officials in the US. Investigators said this arrest had nothing to do with the latest events about SOPA and PIPA. On Thursday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) called on the Protect IP Act to be shelved for the foreseeable [...]
VyprVPN, the VPN software of Golden Frog showed on Jan. 18 a kind of support of SOPA protest. This wednesday, the SOPA/PIPA bill is being reviewed at the Senate, VyprVPN also shows its position against Internet censorship. See our last article about the SOPA protest and how to bypass it. More information about VyprVPN.
The famous VPN provider HideMyAss shows its protest against SOPA / PIPA new bills, which are being reviewed by Senate on Jan. 18. In its protest speech, HideMyAs compare those bills to: ‘The Great Firewall of China’ and countries such as Iran and Syria See our article about SOPA protest : how to bypass SOPA’s [...]
What is the SOPA? The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) will be reviewed at the Senate on Jan. 18, and many of the world’s most-visited websites are threatening to shut down all access this day. SOPA would enable to seek court orders against web companies accused of improving copyright infringement — which means anyone who [...]