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February 2012

Hollywood Tyranny

by Zach Schneider, on February 2012, Technology

SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act) have become recent buzzwords, as the Internet was rocked on January 18 by protest blackouts from Wikipedia, reddit, and other websites. Both bills would essentially seek to stop Internet piracy by forcing removal of DNS entries of websites accused of hosting even links to infringing content. (A DNS is what…