Stop Online PIracy Act
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid looks at the impact of online protests of SOPA and PIPA.
As several prominent Internet companies held online protests Wednesday against anti-piracy legislation being considered by Congress, smaller San Francisco and Silicon Valley-based companies also held a live demonstration.
Wikipedia and several other websites have gone dark Wednesday, in what backers are calling the largest Internet protest ever.
CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley said that several websites are protesting the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act, which is still being discussed in the Senate.
Some tech companies are fiercely lobbying against a bill that would hold them liable if users illegally post copyright-protected material to their sites.
Many of Silicon Valley’s most successful entrepreneurs and executives are warning of the dangers of the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act…
Opponents of anti-piracy legislation recently introduced on Capitol Hill are warning that the bill could be devastating to Internet innovation.