Tag Archive: SOPA

Jan 19

Googlenocchio? What a Tangled Web They Weave.

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 “A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.”    –Winston Churchill       I read with great interest the piece in today’s New York Times by Edward Wyatt entitled “Lines Drawn on Antipiracy Bills.”  The article was a fairly comprehensive overview of the standoff between …

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Dec 15

Cyberlockers: Explaining Piracy’s Profit Pyramid

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  What I know is that online piracy is flourishing.  What I know is that the internet has become a topsy-turvy world where criminals are celebrated as heroes, and their victims demonized.  What I know is that I’m tired—tired of listening to the red herrings and hyperbole ricocheting around the web in opposition to (overdue) …

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Nov 16

“Show Me the Money” Mr. Schmidt

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It’s not a surprise that Google’s Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt continued his attacks on proposed U.S. anti-piracy legislation (Protect IP Act and SOPA-Stop Online Piracy Act).  His latest volley came yesterday during an appearance at M.I.T. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov 15 (Reuters) – Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt blasted proposed legislation to tighten online copyright regulation on …

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