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Online Advertising Is Threatening an Open Internet

The internet is in a very sad state. Recent measures introduced by governments around the world, including C-51, TPP, and previous bills introduced such as the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), threaten the rights to a free and open internet. Show More Summary

MPAA Plans For Site Blocking in the U.S. Dealt a Blow

While the opportunity for US-based copyright holders to easily block foreign 'pirate' sites was temporarily thwarted with the death of SOPA, the MPAA has been busy making other plans to achieve the same goals. However, following a Court of Appeals ruling handed down yesterday, one of those options now appears to be off the table. Show More Summary

A Boring Invisible Braces Lawsuit that Could Have Resurrected SOPA Dies Again

A federal court ruled that “articles” don’t include internet downloads.

Sorry, MPAA, Court Rejects Your Plan For A Secret SOPA At The ITC

2 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Last year, when the Sony emails leaked, and it was revealed that the MPAA was still totally focused on bringing SOPA back through alternative means, one of the strategies explored was getting the International Trade Commission (the ITC) to set up a sort of secret SOPA. Show More Summary

Think Tank Who Proposed SOPA Now Argues That US Should Encourage Countries To Censor The Pirate Bay

2 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on what sounds like a boring topic: "International Data Flows: Promoting Digital Trade in the 21st Century." However, as we've discussed, this seemingly boring topic can have a...Show More Summary

Whatever You Think Of The RIAA's Lawsuit Over Aurous, Shouldn't We Be Concerned That It's Pretending SOPA Is Law?

last monthIndustries / Law : Techdirt

As you may have heard, earlier this week, the RIAA sued Aurous and its creator Andrew Sampson for creating an apparently easy to use software front-end for streaming music from some unauthorized repositories (mostly in Russia). For his...Show More Summary

2,800 Cloudflare IP Addresses Blocked By Court Order

When SOPA was imminent, Internet users expressed concerns that web blocking might "break the Internet". The legislation didn't pass, but according to data just published by a web-blocking watchdog in Russia, a similar law means that 2,800 of Cloudflare's IP addresses are now on the country's blocklist. Show More Summary

Is SOPA Back? Why Anti-Piracy Legislation Won’t Stay Dead

You may have heard recently that SOPA, the controversial anti-piracy legislation that was defeated in the house in 2011, has returned. Like most things on the Internet, this isn’t entirely true. The issue in question has very littleShow More Summary

After Internet Companies Protest, MPAA Declares Victory And Walks Away From Attempt To Backdoor SOPA

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The MPAA has been working on a number of tricks to find a SOPA through the backdoor in the last few months -- more on some of the many attempts coming soon -- but in one attempt, it's suddenly walking away. A few weeks ago, all of the major movie studios filed a lawsuit over the website MovieTube (actually a series of websites). Show More Summary

Sopa Seca de Fideo

Our favorite way of preparing angel hair nests is a Mexican dish called “sopa seca de fideo”. It’s a lot like pilaf, but made with thin noodles instead of rice. The name “sopa seca de fideo” translates to “dry soup with noodles”. It’s...Show More Summary

Tech titans warn MovieTube suit could revive Stop Online Piracy Act

3 months agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

Google, Facebook among those that say the film studios' suit against the MovieTube site aims to resurrect the wide powers that copyright holders would have had if SOPA had become law.

Facebook, Twitter, and Google Ask Hollywood to Stop Trying to Revive SOPA

A recent effort to crack down on pirating sites that bears a striking resemblance to SOPA, a controversial anti piracy bill shot down in 2012, has drawn backlash from major tech companies Facebook, Google, Twitter, Tumblr, and Yahoo....Show More Summary

Google, Facebook and Twitter Protest Hollywood’s ‘SOPA Resurrection’

A broad coalition of global tech firms including Google, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Yahoo are protesting a broad injunction that would require search engines, ISPs and hosting companies to stop linking to or offering services to MovieTube. Show More Summary

Tech Giants to Hollywood: Stop Trying to Resurrect SOPA

Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr file a brief with the MPAA in the film studios' lawsuit over MovieTube sites. read more

EFF Told to “Shut the Hell Up” About SOPA

Warnings from the EFF this week that Hollywood is making renewed efforts to obtain SOPA-like powers over Internet companies has touched a nerve, with filmmakers and anti-piracy activists attacking from all angles. The EFF should stop talking about the past, its critics say, and admit that the Internet won't get broken by Hollywood. Show More Summary

Movie Studios Seek SOPA Power Through Broad Site-Blocking Order

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Major movie studios are again trying to make a website they don’t like disappear without a trial. This time, the studios are asking for one court order to bind every domain name registrar, registry, hosting provider, payment processor,...Show More Summary

Soups, Stews and Chili: Pumpkin Flower Soup (Sopa de Flor de Calabaza)

5 / 5 Stars | 4 Reviews by alemana "A creamy garlic and tomato-flavored soup, with pureed late summer vegetables, has delicate pieces of fresh pumpkin flowers. " View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews

10 Years of PT: 2012 – SOPA, PIPA and The Summer of Sin

You'll never find a more action packed year than 2012 for copyright and plagiarism. SOPA, PIPA, Megaupload, Jonah Lehrer and much more.

Frisco’s Shortest Railroad: This Huge, Century-Old House on Oak Street is Rolling Today – “A Little to the Left” – Photos

TweetGet up-to-speed on the massive Urban School Oak Street expansion here and also from Camden Avery at the Hoodline This has been the scene in the Upper Haight / SoPA (South of Panhandle Area – srsly, some people actually use this term) lately: And here’s how things looked yesterday – we’re all set to go: See […]

Feature Friday: In App Advocacy

Web and mobile companies have been using their consumer facing apps to advocate for policies that they care about for a while now. Back in the PIPA/SOPA wars, Wikipedia, Tumblr, and a number of other high traffic apps went black and made a big impact on that debate. Yesterday Uber added a De Blasio mode […]

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