White House Petition Response Opposes SOPA and PIPA in Current Form

By: Sunday January 15, 2012 8:35 am

Responding to a petition on their new site “We the People,” White House officials criticized the two anti-piracy bills making its way through respective houses of Congress, warning against passing legislation that would “inhibit innovation” or lad to the “online censorship of lawful activity.” The reaction to SOPA and PIPA, the latter which is scheduled [...]

SOPA and PIPA Watered Down

By: Friday January 13, 2012 3:17 pm

In what looks like a victory for the grassroots anti-Internet censorship coalition, the sponsors of two bills moving through Congress, PIPA (Protect IP Act) in the Senate and SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) in the House, have agreed to remove or water down controversial provisions that would require ISPs to block domain names that engage [...]