PROTECT IP Act

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Name: PROTECT IP Act
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Revolving Door: Main Architect Of PIPA (Senate Version Of SOPA) Now... Lobbying For The MPAA

A couple of years ago, we wrote about an interview with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff , in which he explained one of his most effective strategies in getting legislation in his favor. The key trick: find key staffers working for elected officials ... [Published Techdirt - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-Rep Berman lobbying for Hollywood

Former Rep. Howard Berman (D-Calif.) is lobbying on intellectual property issues for Hollywood’s top trade group.The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) signed a retainer with Berman, who is now a lobbyist with the K Street firm Covington & Burling, ... [Published The Hill - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Chamber of Commerce opens S.F. office to woo high tech

You can't get more establishment than the 102-year-old U.S. Chamber of Commerce . Its Main Street persona and Republican political leanings would seem to embody everything that the Bay Area's new wave of high-tech entrepreneurs are trying to disrupt.David ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

How Much Do Brands Pay for Pirated Content Views?

Despite a growth of legal channels for watching shows online, the volume of pirated content, pirated movies, TV shows, music, books and video games is growing rapidly. Pirated content viewers are largely condemned for stealing, as its assumed they engage ... [Published Equities.com - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Facebook experiment conducted during online piracy protests

This article originally appeared on watchdog.org .Facebook is facing backlash from users and researchers over the ethics and legality of a recently revealed week-long experiment, which the company conducted in January 2012.The company secretly manipulated ... [Published Human Events Online - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

“The Internet’s Own Boy”: Documentary about “Hacktivist” Aaron Swartz

The Internet’s Own Boy (2014, Filmbuff/Participant Media), directed and produced by Brian Knappenberger, is a documentary film about Aaron Swartz (1986-2013), the open Internet activist and web technology prodigy who took his own life after being hounded ... [Published Global Research - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

The story of Internet icon Aaron Swartz comes to life in a new documentary

Aaron Swartz is remembered as many things — an early partner and creator of Reddit, a self-made millionaire by the age of 19, and a hacktivist who ushered in a huge wave of opposition to the Stop Online Piracy Act.Player utilitiesBut beyond his public ... [Published Public Radio International - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Film industry group encourages advertisers' anti-piracy efforts

"Associating with piracy threatens your business and the value of the brands you serve," CreativeFuture Executive Director Ruth Vitale wrote. "Pirate sites also severely undermine creative industries and the overall creative economy."Vitale addressed ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 3 reports

Net neutrality advocates arrested at Google HQ, call for national day of action

Mountain View Police Department officers shortly before they arrested a group calling themselves #occupygoogle, some of which are still in custody.Image via Twitter user @punkboyinsfLast night [Tues/24], a small group of protesters fighting for free speech ... [Published San Francisco Bay Guardian - Jun 26 2014]
First reported May 16 2014 - Updated May 16 2014 - 1 reports

How advocacy beat ACTA in Europe

James Losey writes, "After the defeat of SOPA and PIPA in the United States attention turned to the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement in Europe. Like SOPA and PIPA, ACTA raised concerns that excessive measure to enforce copyright online would limit ... [Published Boing Boing - May 16 2014]
First reported Feb 11 2014 - Updated Feb 12 2014 - 2 reports

No, ‘The Day We Fight Back’ is not like the SOPA/PIPA fight. It’s a bigger challenge.

(REUTERS/Larry Downing) Today's the day Internet users are protesting the NSA's surveillance powers. It's being billed as a massive online event akin to Jan. 18, 2012, when some of the Web's biggest destinations — reddit, Wired, Wikipedia — voluntarily ... [Published Post Tech - Feb 11 2014]
First reported Feb 10 2014 - Updated Feb 11 2014 - 2 reports

‘The Day We Fight Back’ Protests NSA Surveillance

Over 5,700 websites plan to protest National Security Agency surveillance on Tuesday, Feb. 11 –  “The Day We Fight Back” — by hosting banners on their homepages urging Internet users to call and email members of Congress and ask them to vote against proposed ... [Published Swampland - Feb 11 2014]

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...His pitch to Bay Area tech leaders: "I have the infrastructure to help Washington understand you better."
In the end, Knappenberger says that Swartz ran out of options when it came to plea deals — something that pushed him over the edge: " He ends up taking his own life, actually within a few days of the two-year anniversary of his initial arrest."
"Associating with piracy threatens your business and the value of the brands you serve," CreativeFuture Executive Director Ruth Vitale wrote. "Pirate sites also severely undermine creative industries and the overall creative economy."
"In 2012, Google created a petition as part of a campaign against the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect Intellectual Property Act that collected over 7 million signatures. The massive online resistance in opposition to these two monstrous bills stopped them from becoming a reality."

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Revolving Door: Main Architect Of PIPA (Senate ... [Published Techdirt - Jul 24 2014]
Ex-Rep Berman lobbying for Hollywood [Published The Hill - Jul 22 2014]
U.S. Chamber of Commerce opens S.F. office to w... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 08 2014]
How Much Do Brands Pay for Pirated Content Views? [Published Equities.com - Jul 03 2014]
Leahy Swoops into Burlington for a Net Neutrali... [Published Seven Days Vermont - Jul 02 2014]
Facebook experiment conducted during online pir... [Published Human Events Online - Jul 02 2014]
Beyond net neutrality [Published Observer India - Jul 02 2014]
Did Facebook Secretly Manipulate Your News Feed? [Published Heritage Foundation - Jul 02 2014]
“The Internet’s Own Boy”: Documentary about “Ha... [Published Global Research - Jul 01 2014]
The story of Internet icon Aaron Swartz comes t... [Published Public Radio International - Jun 27 2014]
Film industry group encourages advertisers' ant... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jun 27 2014]
Net neutrality advocates arrested at Google HQ,... [Published San Francisco Bay Guardian - Jun 26 2014]
Protesters 'occupy' Google over net neutrality ... [Published TheInquirer.net - Jun 25 2014]
Occupy Google Protesters Want Company to Stand ... [Published Softpedia - Jun 25 2014]
A Call to Action: On "The Internet's Own Boy" a... [Published Complex - Jun 23 2014]
A Year After Snowden’s Revelations, Why Do Anti... [Published Think Progress - Jun 05 2014]
Can Senator Leahy Actually Get Anything Done To... [Published Techdirt - May 28 2014]
Google lining up with the good guys in fight ag... [Published Daily Kos - May 23 2014]
How advocacy beat ACTA in Europe [Published Boing Boing - May 16 2014]
Silicon Valley Heavyweights Pressure The FCC To... [Published Think Progress - May 12 2014]
How Facebook’s Questionable Donations Could Mak... [Published Think Progress - Apr 09 2014]
Shareholders slam Facebook over 'incongruent' P... [Published PC World: Techlog - Apr 08 2014]
USPTO to examine DMCA take-down process [Published PC Advisor - Apr 08 2014]
'The Economist' Misses the Point on Crony Capit... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 17 2014]
Virtual protest targets US Internet snooping [Published News About Cyber Warfare - Feb 12 2014]
Why Tech Activists Are Rallying Today [Published Think Progress - Feb 11 2014]
No, ‘The Day We Fight Back’ is not like the SOP... [Published Post Tech - Feb 11 2014]
No, ‘The Day We Fight Back’ is not like the SOP... [Published Faster Forward - Feb 11 2014]
‘The Day We Fight Back’ Protests NSA Surveillance [Published Swampland - Feb 11 2014]
Internet protest to ‘fight back’ against survei... [Published PBS - Feb 10 2014]
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Revolving Door: Main Architect Of PIPA (Senate ... [Published Techdirt - Jul 24 2014]
A couple of years ago, we wrote about an interview with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff , in which he explained one of his most effective strategies in getting legislation in his favor. The key trick: find key staffers working for elected officials ...
A Year After Snowden’s Revelations, Why Do Anti... [Published Think Progress - Jun 05 2014]
CREDIT: Resetthenet.org On the anniversary of Edward Snowden’s NSA revelations, tech companies and civil liberties groups such as Mozilla, Google, Reddit and Greenpeace, rallied Thursday for “ Reset The Net ” to protest mass government surveillance ...
Can Senator Leahy Actually Get Anything Done To... [Published Techdirt - May 28 2014]
Senator Patrick Leahy is often considered one of the most powerful Senators. He's the most senior Senator, third in the presidential line of succession (after the VP and the Speaker of the House) and the head of the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee. ...
Google lining up with the good guys in fight ag... [Published Daily Kos - May 23 2014]
It helps to have a company as big as Google on your side, as we learned in the SOPA/PIPA fight when we beat back the draconian Stop Online Piracy Act. Now Google is teaming up with Netflix against other broadband providers. Google fired a shot across ...
How advocacy beat ACTA in Europe [Published Boing Boing - May 16 2014]
James Losey writes, "After the defeat of SOPA and PIPA in the United States attention turned to the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement in Europe. Like SOPA and PIPA, ACTA raised concerns that excessive measure to enforce copyright online would limit ...
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