This is a great graphic that spells out the film industry’s response to technical innovation. Which is to say they try to suppress it to protect themselves from competition. The result is SOPA, an example of Crony Capitalism if there ever was one. This will give you an history perspective on how things led up [...]
Both House Leader John Boehner and Senate Leader Harry Reid announced today that they are postponing a vote on the anti-piracy bill, SOPA, that is vigorously opposed by Internet leaders. Recall that yesterday Wikipedia shut down as a statement against both SOPA and PIPA.
Craigslist Inc. founder Craig Newmark, who had been rallying the digerati against [...]
This article deals with SOPA and PIPA, two mirror-image bills now before Congress. As many know, today Wikipedia staged a site blackout to bring attention to the harmful effects of these bills. This article from Cato spells it out rather well. It is our Internet, not Hollywood’s. Do you trust a “Star Chamber” to protect your [...]