Article Archive for December 2011
Reddit users called for a boycott of GoDaddy.com over the company’s support of SOPA. In response, GoDaddy issued an apparent challenge that reaffirmed their position on SOPA and stated boycott hasn’t impacted their business.
Stopping intellectual property piracy may be a a valid goal, but H.R. 3261 (SOPA) is not narrowly tailored to just reach criminals; as written, it would chill speech, kill jobs, stifle innovation, and threaten the security of the Internet. Concerned? Contact your Representative via americancensorship.org.
The U.S. Copyright Office has begun its fifth rulemaking proceeding of carving out exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. American University’s IP Clinic invites interested parties to support its comments regarding exemptions for educational uses.
Louis C.K. just released his comedy special using his own corporate- and DRM-free business model, replete with a letter appealing to torrent users’ sense of fairness and value.