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SOPA Supporters On The Run

Support in Washington for the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/sopa/">SOPA</a> anti-piracy bill in Congress (and its Senate equivalent, PIPA), is waning. After weeks of mounting uproar online,

Ari Emanuel Told Marc Andreessen, Ron Conway That He’ll Help Them Fight SOPA

During the Q&A of a press conference for <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/01/13/ron-conway-mayor-lee-and-heather-harde-launch-sfciti-want-to-keep-sf-at-the-forefront-of-tech/">the SFCiti

The Parable Of The Wheel

There's a war brewing against the Internet, and it's not just <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/sopa/">SOPA</a> (the bill in Congress that threatens to <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011

As Congress Resumes Discussing SOPA And PIPA, Show Your Opposition With #BlackoutSOPA

It's 2012, and the <a href="http://maplight.org/content/72896">uncorruptible</a> and <a href="http://www.truth-out.org/sopa-debate-highlights-congresss-ignorance/1325778544">brilliant</a> technical mi

SOPA, Freedom, And The Invisible War

While laughable in scope and reach (not to mention ridiculous in terms of potential enforcement) the Stop Online Piracy Act is seen as a very real threat to our freedom to, in short, surf the Internet

Burned By Fleeing Customers, GoDaddy No Longer Just ‘Doesn’t Support’ But Actually “OPPOSES” SOPA

Just in time for the aptly named <a href="http://betanews.com/2011/12/26/december-29-is-dump-go-daddy-day/">"Dump Go Daddy"</a> day, our favorite PR pinata <a href="http://www.Godaddy.com">GoDaddy</

GoDaddy Officially Removed From The House’s List Of SOPA Supporters

When GoDaddy <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/23/godaddy-no-longer-supports-sopa/">publicly recanted</a> their support of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/sopa/">SOPA</a> last week

Gillmor Gang 12.24.11 (TCTV)

The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — took a WiFi stroll through the forest that is Hollywood's attempt to lock down our TVs. It's really too late, what

The Congressional Grill: House Co-Sponsor Defends SOPA (TCTV)

The Internet is <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/22/over-40-internet-companies-have-come-out-publicly-against-sopa/">up in arms</a> about the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), and fo

GoDaddy No Longer Supports SOPA

Surprise! GoDaddy has just recanted their support of SOPA, issuing a press release and blasting out a <a href="https://twitter.com/#!/GoDaddy/status/150285919432347649">massive mountain</a> of tweets

Over 40 Internet Companies Come Out Publicly Against SOPA (Including Us)

Since the <a href="http://judiciary.house.gov/issues/Rouge%20Websites/SOPA%20Supporters.pdf">list of 120 or so SOPA supporting companies</a> hit the Internet yesterday, the lines have been drawn; Peo

Cheezburger’s Ben Huh: If GoDaddy Supports SOPA, We’re Taking Our 1000+ Domains Elsewhere

And the anti-SOPA rallying of the tech world's best continues. Just minutes after Ycombinator's Paul Graham disclosed that SOPA-friendly companies <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/22/p

Paul Graham: SOPA Supporting Companies No Longer Allowed At YC Demo Day

At this point <a href="http://techmeme.com/search/query?q=SOPA&wm=false&start=20">quite a few</a> internet companies have protested H.R. 3261, the <a href="http://www.bricoleur.org/2011/12/ove

Scribd Protests SOPA By Making A Billion Pages On The Web Disappear

The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/12/16/sopa-delayed-but-not-for-long/">delayed in Congress</a>, but it is definitely not dead. The media company lobbyists

Stanford Law Review: SOPA Unconstitutional, Would Break The Internet

The Stanford Law Review has posted <a href="http://www.stanfordlawreview.org/online/dont-break-internet">a concise and informed takedown of SOPA and PROTECT-IP</a>, the bills currently creeping their

SOPA Delayed – But Not For Long

The extremely unpopular <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/sopa/">SOPA</a> bill was supposed to be the last order of business today as the House Judiciary Committee prepared to break for the hol

Brad Burnham Explains Why SOPA Must Be Stopped

The Congressional Judiciary committee is debating a bill today called the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) which <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/16/soapopera/">nobody in the Internet industr

Judge Applies SOPA-Esque Solution To Hundreds Of Counterfeit Goods Sites

The <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/01/kill-switch/">much-maligned SOPA bill</a> is facing a lot of heat as much of the tech industry sets its weight against it. But while the legislation

Tumblr Takes Fight Against SOPA Up A Notch, ‘Censors’ User Dashboards

Congress is in the process of kneecapping the web as we know it with a House bill called the Stop Online Piracy Act (a similar bill, called the Protect IP Act, is in the Senate). In a misguided attemp

Eric Schmidt Doubles Down On SOPA Bill, Describing It As “Censorship,” “Draconian”

We've already <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/01/kill-switch/">articulated our stance</a> on the PROTECT IP, SOPA, E-PARASITE, or whatever you want to call it bill, which creates a danger
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