Saturday, January 21, 2012

Congress puts brakes on SOPA and PIPA anti-piracy bills

Well now, it seems that all that on-line protesting and boycotting may have worked. On Wednesday protests blanketed the Internet. The protest had quick results: several sponsors of the legislation, including senators Roy Blunt, Chuck Grassley, Orrin Hatch, John Boozman and Marco Rubio, have withdrawn their support of the bills.
Congress' reaction to online protests
Technology companies are concerned the laws would undermine Internet freedoms, be difficult to enforce and encourage frivolous lawsuits.
Concerns are that freedoms of speech could easily be compremised if these two bill s became law.

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