18 Jan '12, 12am

SOPA And PIPA May Cripple The Web Video Ecosystem, Unless We Fight It

SOPA And PIPA May Cripple The Web Video Ecosystem, Unless We Fight It

“The technology industry isn’t entirely without fault for allowing this problem to become as big as it has and generate this kind of draconian legislation as a proposed solution.” says Gordon. I have to agree and add that most of us who are professionals in the online video space have to also share responsibility for not paying attention to IP laws, and having better standards on what we use online and get permissions for. There are a lot of businesses who have been hurt, and a lot of professionals and artists who have suffered because of online piracy. Keep in mind that these bills in Congress didn’t just pop up from onl special interests. According to a post on the Facebook site, Illinois Coalition for Internet Freedom (which opposes both bills), There are anywhere from 1 million – 3.5 million petition signatures supporting SOPA and PIPA.

Full article: http://www.reelseo.com/sopa-and-pipa/

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