Welcome to 2012 where we have to fight to keep America free from censorship and in the guise of an anti-piracy cause, the movie industry still forges on while placing the blame on Internet protests, claiming we/they are the ones censoring the public. Playing victim, the industry now proclaims websites are the ones pulling America into...Censorship
On January 18 the House Oversight Committee will be holding a hearing on the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), and on that day you might notice that some of your favorite sites will be going dark in protest: this is a sample of what the internet could potentially be like after SOPA. In addition to the sites mentioned below, activists across...Censorship
The internet…a tool originally designed with the financial assistance of the US military and defense department but not intended for their sole purpose – it was developed for commercial and personal use with the ability to communicate across time, space, geo-political boundaries and cultures in a split second.
What a wonderful...Censorship
Victoria Espinel, the Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator at Office of Management and Budget (the IP Czar) responded on behalf of the White House after Reddit users flooded a petition with over 51,000 signatures regarding the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), PROTECT IP Act and the Online Protection and Digital ENforcement Act...Censorship
The controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), brings to speculation of the recent discovery of the Vatican's plagiarism from Wikipedia. Eyebrows were raised when the Vatican lifted text from Wikipedia in reference to 22 new cardinals who were appointed - without attributing the text to the source.
How far would SOPA go if enacted and...Censorship
A public outcry which is heard throughout the Internet in opposition to the oppressive Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) has been blacked out by the media. While Congress takes a vacation before most likely supporting the Censorship Act, voters, tech giants and activists are wielding their power.
"Congressman Lamar Smith is causing ripples, even with his own voters, however, his fingers remain planted solidly in his ears while seemingly saying, "La la la la la la, I can't hear you!" Most Americans are upset over his championship of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) but their nonpartisan ire is falling on deaf ears. It's almost...Censorship
Sony's websites have been attacked (again) by the Collective activist group Anonymous for their support of the Internet censorship Act, SOPA. And they were forewarned by video to expect them.
The Sony Pictures website and its Facebook page were both hacked and defaced by the attack, although...Censorship
Our ever invasive government has been presenting questionable bills which are largely opposed by the American public, namely Protect-IP (PIPA) and the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). The functionality of the Internet is at risk, thus silencing our voices, and activists are calling it out. What's additionally at stake is the real meaning...Politics
Republican, Democrat and Independent politicians from the Senate and House who did not sponsor NDAA, the Patriot Act (and hopefully SOPA) is unforgiveably too short, therefore, the supporters of America's freedom should be commended because they are the only ones that did not disregard the rights of those who elected them to represent...