20 Jan '12, 1pm

SOPA and PIPA: Bad Ideas

SOPA and PIPA: Bad Ideas

Google blacked out its logo earlier this week to protest two bills currently making their way through Congress: the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA). They're not alone; many websites went completely black, displaying statements as to why they oppose these bills and often linking to other sites for more information. But the battle's not over yet.The ostensible goal of these bills is to prevent “rogue, foreign websites” from infringing on copyrights in the US, and to punish those who break intellectual property laws by downloading pirated content. SOPA and PIPA are supported by the movie and music industries here in the US – specifically, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). These organizations are widely known for overreaching to protect their intellectual property, filing exces...

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