America's latest attempt to stop online piracy

18 November 2011

The debates about how to strike a balance between the rights of creators and consumers of creative content continue to rage around the world. In the US, the proposed new Stop Online Piracy Act (which also seems to be known as the Protect-IP Act) is causing considerable controversy, as critics argue it will end up censoring the internet to protect the interests of entertainment companies.

James Fallows of the Atlantic has more here, and also recommends  the video below, making the case against such a law.

  

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