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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 bill”. The claim comes from Californian congressman Darrell Issa, who is opposed to SOPA, who says Cantor had told him …

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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. The organisation says that if passed, the legislation would "seriously damage the free and open internet, including Wikipedia." Despite the Obama administration signaling …

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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. Representatives from the Republican party admitted that the legislation was flawed” and that further work would be put into SOPA to iron areas of contention before it was put …

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