Canadian music publishers sing from SOPA playbook on Bill C-11?

The Canadian Music Publishers Association wants provisions akin to the United States' Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) included in Canada's proposed copyright act Bill C-11, according to an Internet law and privacy expert.The

Published on: March 7th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Anti-PIPA protests show Web activism holds political might

For Internet activists, last week's Web protests against two controversial copyright enforcement bills were a huge victory against three powerful and well-funded trade groups that pushed hard for passage of the Stop Online

Published on: January 24th, 2012 Grant Gross

This anti-piracy battle may nearly be won, but the war isn’t over

By Brian Jackson “PIPA and SOPA? How about NOPA!” So read the protest splash page on Minecraft.net in place of its usual content during Wednesday’s Web strike against anti-piracy legislation being considered by

Published on: January 19th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Anti-SOPA protesters relentless after Web strike

Wikipedia and others who participated in an unprecedented Internet blackout Wednesday have brought their sites back online with the promise to keep their battle going against the contentious Protect IP Act (PIPA) and

Published on: January 19th, 2012 Jaikumar Vijayan

SOPA would lead to ‘Mad Max’-style Darknet [ExpressIT]

In a remarkable example of a grassroots campaign gone viral, several websites including Google, Reddit, Wikipedia , BoingBoing, Imgur and Tucows, are planning an unprecedented Internet "strike" Wednesday to protest controversial anti-piracy legislation

Published on: January 18th, 2012 Jaikumar Vijayan

U.S. anti-piracy bill delayed after stirring controversy

Controversial online copyright enforcement bill the Stop Online Piracy Act may be stalled in the U.S. House of Representatives as lawmakers try to iron out a compromise, an opponent of the legislation said.Representative

Published on: January 17th, 2012 Grant Gross