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SOPA And PIPA Are Not Coming Back

SOPA And PIPA Are Not Coming Back

By Zach Walton October 4, 2012

SOPA and PIPA were a major threat to the Internet. Only those in the entertainment industry denied the claim as they pushed for stricter control of the Internet. The two bills eventually spurred the single largest Internet protest as countless …

Chris Dodd Confident SOPA Not Dead Chris Dodd Confident SOPA Not Dead
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Now, before we delve into the Chris Dodd interview that’s making waves around the Internet, it should be noted that, if the bill is resurrected or revitalized, it probably won’t be called “SOPA.” That being said, SOPA has essentially moved …

Bully Gains Support From Depp, Streep among others Bully Gains Support From Depp, Streep among others

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The Weinstein’s aren’t going down without a fight, they want a PG-13 rating for their documentary “Bully“. The problem is that the MPAA says the movie deserves the R-Rating it was given and they have no plans to change it. …

Bulgaria Says "No Thanks" To ACTA Bulgaria Says "No Thanks" To ACTA

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Did this past weekend’s anti-ACTA movement in Europe get their message across to the ruling governments? While the fallout is still being measured, at least one country has decided to say “no” to the treaty, putting them with the small, …

White House: No Comment On Petition To Investigate Chris Dodd For Bribery White House: No Comment On Petition To Investigate Chris Dodd For Bribery
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As MPAA chairman, former Senator Chris Dodd had to address all of the SOPA backlash coming from every corner of the internet. And boy did he. Dodd went on a tear, calling the Wikipedia blackout an “abuse of power,” to …

Wil Wheaton Slams Chris Dodd On Piracy Debate Wil Wheaton Slams Chris Dodd On Piracy Debate
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Fan favorite Wil Wheaton has been very vocal about his stance on the Internet and his utter hatred of SOPA and the like. Now Wheaton is calling MPAA boss and former Senator Chris Dodd a liar. He says that jobs …

The Pirate Bay Wants You To Download A Car The Pirate Bay Wants You To Download A Car

Remember that old piracy ad that said, “You wouldn’t download a car.” Well, The Pirate Bay is wanting to make that a reality. They announced today on their blog the addition of Physibles, data objects that are able to become …

Jimmy Wales Says Chris Dodd Should Be Fired, Dodd Softens On SOPA Protesters Jimmy Wales Says Chris Dodd Should Be Fired, Dodd Softens On SOPA Protesters

Speaking at the DLD conference in Munich this morning, Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales didn’t mince words on the subject of former Senator and current MPAA chairman Chris Dodd. He said that Dodd should be fired. Wales and Dodd have been arguing …

Chris Dodd Talks SOPA/PIPA Shelving Chris Dodd Talks SOPA/PIPA Shelving

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Everybody’s favorite former Senator and MPAA boss, Chris Dodd, must not be in a great mood these days after both SOPA and PIPA have been shelved for further debate. His update to the MPAA blog reflects that subdued anger: We …

Is Hillary Abandoning Net Neutrality?

Unfortunately, Net Neutrality won’t be a make-or-break campaign issue, even if it should be. For most voters, it’s a fairly heady concept, perhaps so difficult supporters worry frontrunner Hillary Clinton is backing away from it altogether.