A comprehensive list of where members of congress stand on the stop online piracy and protect-ip acts. The stop online piracy act: summary, problems & implications this document summarizes and analyzes title i of hr 3261, the “stop online. Sopa and pipa appear to have been very, very good for k street companies that lobbied on the two bills spent at least $1046 million in the. Since last week, the house judiciary committee has been struggling with legislation called the stop online piracy act (sopa) or hr 3261,.
(reuters) - the house of representative's stop online piracy act and the senate's preventing real online threats to economic creativity and. The electronic frontier foundation describes sopa as the blacklist bill because it would allow the us government and private corporations. The stop online piracy act (sopa) (originally known as the e-parasite act) and sopa would also allow rightsholders to force payment processors to cut off.
Why everyone's so worked up about the stop online piracy act. A protester demonstrates against the proposed stop online piracy act (sopa) and protect ip act (pipa) on jan 18, 2012, in new york city. The short what is sopa: a bill designed to stop online piracy, seen by many in the tech world as taking a sledgehammer to internet infrastructure and breaking. The growing anti-sopa (stop online piracy act) support that has swept through the gaming and internet community found a very big ally today.
The internet blacklist legislation—known as protect ip act (pipa) in the senate and stop online piracy act (sopa) in the house—invites internet security . After this week a lot more people will know that sopa stands for the stop online piracy act. The main arguments against the stop online piracy act are that the internet needs to be free, uncensored and open and if we put the burden of proof on the .
The stop online piracy act (sopa), and its senate counterpart, the protect ip act (pipa), have ignited widespread online protests—yet there is. The tech industry is abuzz about sopa, an anti-piracy bill here are five main questions about the legislation, answered. Summary of hr3261 - 112th congress (2011-2012): stop online piracy act. The protect ip act is dangerous, ineffective, and short-sighted it does not deserve floor consideration i urge my representative to vote no on sopa, the. A primer on the controversial internet legislation that major websites are protesting today.
Over the past month, sopa (the stop online piracy act (hr 3261,) has been the hottest, most controversial news topics the proposed. A sopa/pipa blackout explainer hundreds, if not thousands, of websites are expected to go dark or alter themselves wednesday to protest. The stop online piracy act (sopa) was a controversial united states bill introduced by us representative lamar s smith (r-tx) to expand the ability of us. Two congressional bills, the house's stop online piracy act (sopa) and the senate's preventing real online threats to economic creativity.
The latest articles about stop online piracy act from mashable, the media and tech company. The response provided by sopa is serious and comprehensive it requires all key members of the online ecosystem, including service. The stop online piracy act and the protect ip act are getting more negative attention, as major websites such as wikipedia plan to protest the bills with blackouts. Sign up to flood congress with phonecalls if sopa returns: see the numbers on protest day check out the sopa and pipa timeline.
And sopa itself is an extension of previous legislation the enforcement of intellectual property rights acts (s 3325) –– which began its life as the prioritizing. The house of representatives has backed away from a strong anti-piracy bill known as sopa, but the battle isn't over next week, the senate. And analyzed a set of 9,757 stories relevant to the coica-sopa-pipa debate act (coica) and ultimately failed as the stop online piracy act (sopa) in the. [APSNIP--]