Post Tagged with: "SOPA"
At the height of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) discussion, one of Internet’s largest file-sharing site MegaUpload.com was shutdown by the United States federal government. Megaupload.com allows individuals, including artists, to download, store and share over the Internet large content files, including text. Seven people were charged for running [...]
The internet experienced what some say is the first blackout of cyberspace when some sites, particularly Wikipedia, decided to suspend its operations due to its objection to two bills, namely the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA). PIPA was first introduced to the U.S. Senate while SOPA was introduced to [...]