by Trevor Timm | Electronic Frontier Foundation, Jan. 18, 2013:
One year ago today, Internet users of all ages, races, and political stripes participated in the largest protest in Internet history, flooding Congress with millions of emails and phone calls to demand they drop the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)—a dangerous bill that would have allowed corporations and the government to censor larger parts of the Web.
But the price of freedom is eternal vigilance, and the fight for Internet freedom continues. Here’s a look at the top five issues SOPA activists should focus on next:
by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Jan. 26, 2012:
Starting today, this website will carry a “Stop ACTA” ribbon on the top right-hand corner of the homepage. We’re participating in a SOPA-style online protest against Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA).
ACTA is worse than SOPA. It threatens the freedom and openess of the Internet. It targets you, the Internet user. Under ACTA, ISPs and websites will be be granted the carte blanche to track your activities online.
by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Jan. 20, 2012:
On Wednesday, the Internet won resoundingly against censorship. A grassroots-style online campaign torpedoed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) an intended internet killing law before the US Congress.
And yet, this is not the victory to celebrate.