The US Congress will begin another legislative session in January, but we should not expect lawmakers to deal with any bills similar to the SOPA and PIPA bills that blew up in their face in 2012.
A new four letter bill, the IAMA, looks to protect the Internet from other bad four letter bills like SOPA, PIPA, and ACTA. But will the Internet American Moratorium Act gain traction?
PIPA co-author Patrick Leahy has apparently rewritten an amendment previously meant to protect email privacy to make warrantless access easier, then disowned the amendment via Twitter.
In less than a month, behind closed doors, the UN is going to hold discussions that could have huge ramifications for internet users everywhere. Let's get them to come clean and bring it into the open
A recently leaked RIAA presentation says that legislation like SOPA and PIPA wouldn't have done much to combat piracy, even if they had passed, while blaming Google for the backlash against them.
Some in the government believe that corporations tricked citizens into protesting against SOPA and PIPA in order to protect their own profits.
Despite the efforts of internet activists like Test PAC and Fight for the Future, SOPA author Lamar Smith has won re-election by an unbelievable margin. Did we mention the RIAA funded his campaign?
CISPA, the bill hailed as 'the new SOPA,' passed through Congress by a healthy margin, despite cries from privacy advocates, and the Obama administration's threats to veto the bill.
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, is coming up for a vote in the US House of Representatives this week despite protests that the bill could lead to online privacy problems.
Christopher Dodd, the head of the Motion Picture Association of America, said in a new interview he is "confident" there are conversations between the tech and entertainment industry about SOPA.
Germany has announced that the country has postponed its vote on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, showing that ACTA is starting to lose support in the European territories.
Star Wars creator George Lucas has signaled his opposition to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA), saying that the bills before the US Congress are "sloppy legislation."
A new version of SOPA, including internet kill switch provisions, is in the works after the RIAA CEO called for tougher laws and declared the collective internet to be members of Anonymous.
The hacker group Anonymous is continuing to launch cyber attacks on various web sites around the world, with the newest victims being three Mexican government-based web sites.
The hacker group Anonymous has continued its run of cyber attacks inspired by the Megaupload shutdown by hacking and defacing the Federal Trade Commission's online security site
US Senator Chuck Grassley got his official Twitter page hacked on Monday by an unknown person who used it to post anti-SOPA and PIPA messages before the page was taken back later that day.
The US's video game trade group, the Entertainment Software Association, has killed its previous support of the SOPA and PIPA bills, calling on the parties involved "to refocus their energies".
In a major victory for opponents of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA), the leaders of both sides of the US Congress have decided to delay voting on both bills.
The day after its SOPA/PIPA blackout, the Wikipedia web site announced that over 162 million people viewed the blackout page. The site urged people to continue to contact their elected representatives
As the Internet protests SOPA, there's still a few who don't know what the bill means, or why law-abiding citizens should care. Anti-SOPA isn't pro-piracy, and here's why you should care.
A new document claims that US Senator Harry Reid, who is leading the charge to have the Senate vote on PIPA next week, received over $3.5 million in campaign donations from pro-SOPA/PIPA groups.
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg made a public post on his Facebook and Twitter page today saying he and his company are opposed to the SOPA and PIPA bills in the US Congress.
Today's online protest against SOPA and PIPA has broken out into the real world with over 2,000 people protesting the bill in New York City's midtown Manhattan district.
A large number of web sites have decided to join Wednesday's protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act bills, including BoingBoing.net, Gamasutra and more.
The US House of Representatives has announced that it will continue discussing the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) sometime in February due to congressional retreats being held this month.
Digital activists are cheering after the author of SOPA has decided to drop DNS blocking provisions from the law, a controversial bill in the US Congress that is encountering staunch opposition.