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Vox Populi: SOPA and PIPA Put on the Shelf

[Article first published as Vox Populi Puts SOPA and PIPA on the Shelf on Blogcritics.] Looks like it’s over.  Senate bill PIPA and its house companion bill SOPA have been shelved indefinitely by their sponsors.  On Friday, the announcements were made by Sen. Harry…

Web Blackout slaps SOPA, MPAA Slaps the Web Blackout, Everyone Slaps the MPAA

  SOPA and PIPA lost 3 co-sponsors this afternoon, presumably in response to the blackout protests by many prominent internet sites such as Reddit and Wikipedia.  Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) withdrew his co-sponsorship of PIPA while Reps. Lee Terry (R-NE)…

The Day the Web Went Dark

[Article first published as The Day the Web Went Dark on Blogcritics] A lot of Internet users today are checking in with their daily websites to find that those websites aren’t up and active.  They’re instead finding that some of those sites…