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SOPA, PIPA On Hold, But a New Threat on Horizon

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SOPA and PIPA protests appear to have caused enough backlash to make Congress and Senate think twice about passing controversial legislation... at least during an election year. So why is a data retention bill on the calendar again? SOPA and PIPA protests appear to have caused enough backlash to make Congress and Senate think twice about passing controversial legislation... at least during an election year. So why is a data retention bill on the calendar again? 0 Comments

Google’s Call to Action: Tell Congress to Vote NO on #SOPA

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To call attention to two bills that would result in massive web censorship and hurt American businesses, Google today has carried through on its promise to protest SOPA and PIPA by blacking out its logo and urging a call to action. To call attention to two bills that would result in massive web censorship and hurt American businesses, Google today has carried through on its promise to protest SOPA and PIPA by blacking out its logo and urging a call to action. 0 Comments

Google to Protest SOPA on Home Page Tomorrow

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Millions of people visiting Google’s home page tomorrow will be greeted with a link demonstrating the company’s opposition to controversial anti-piracy bill SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, as other sites plan for a complete blackout. Millions of people visiting Google’s home page tomorrow will be greeted with a link demonstrating the company’s opposition to controversial anti-piracy bill SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, as other sites plan for a complete blackout. 0 Comments

Google Front & Center at SOPA Piracy Hearing

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If passed SOPA would make search engines and hosting services block "rogue websites" on a judge's order. Opposed by Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter and many others, Google's Eric Schmidt called the legislation "draconian" and "censorship." If passed SOPA would make search engines and hosting services block "rogue websites" on a judge's order. Opposed by Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter and many others, Google's Eric Schmidt called the legislation "draconian" and "censorship." 0 Comments