Entries in 'SOPA' (11)

Protestors rally in Poland over bill similar to SOPA

Protestors rally in Poland over bill similar to SOPA

Crowds have gathered outside the European Parliament in Warsaw over a new SOPA-style bill which could threaten online freedom.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 25th 2012 at 10:17AM in News
ESA decides SOPA is bad after all

ESA decides SOPA is bad after all

The Entertainment Software Association has withdrawn its support for the troubled SOPA and PIPA legislation in North America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2012 at 9:16AM in News
Pirate Bay: SOPA can't stop us

Pirate Bay: SOPA can't stop us

Renowned piracy advocate The Pirate Bay has issued a lengthy statement saying that the proposed SOPA legislation would do nothing to stop it operating.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2012 at 12:10PM in News
US politicians drop SOPA support

US politicians drop SOPA support

Several high-profile US politicians have pulled their support for the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) following yesterday's online protests.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 19th 2012 at 10:59AM in News

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Time could be up for SOPA

Time could be up for SOPA

The US Congress could be ready to drop the controversial SOPA bill after House majority leader Eric Cantor said there would be no vote “unless there is consensus on the ...

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jan 17th 2012 at 8:34AM in News
Wikipedia to close in SOPA protest

Wikipedia to close in SOPA protest

Online encyclopedia Wikipedia is to 'black out' the English-language version for 24 hours on Wednesday in protest at the proposed US internet regulation legislation SOPA and PIPA.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Jan 17th 2012 at 8:28AM in News
SOPA delayed amidst growing criticism

SOPA delayed amidst growing criticism

The approaching vote on America’s controversial SOPA proposals has been delayed until a greater “consensus” can be found regarding its implementation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2012 at 11:06AM in News
Epic voices SOPA unease, despite ESA backing

Epic voices SOPA unease, despite ESA backing

Gears of War and Infinity Blade developer Epic Games has publically stated that it does not support America’s Stop Online Piracy Act in its current form.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2012 at 9:44AM in News

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What is SOPA?

What is SOPA?

Introduced in October last year, the Stop Online Piracy Act seeks to empower both the US Government and copyright holders with the power to shut down sites that illegally share ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2012 at 8:59AM in News
ESA reaffirms SOPA support

ESA reaffirms SOPA support

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has reiterated its uncategorical support for America’s controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2012 at 8:19AM in News
EA, Nintendo and Sony withdraw SOPA support

EA, Nintendo and Sony withdraw SOPA support

Three of gaming’s biggest companies have withdrawn support for America’s Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2012 at 9:03AM in News