Tell Congress to Kill Internet Censorship Legislation

by Cristy Li on December 13, 2011

in Government

Washington Censorship

(Net Right Daily) Do you like interacting friends on social-networking sites like Facebook or watching user created videos on YouTube?

The Internet could get a lot more bumpy in the coming months should legislation being considered by Congress is enacted.

The bill titled Stop Online Piracy Act introduced by the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Lamar Smith, R-TX claims to be targeting Internet Piracy websites that frequently post content that allegedly infringe on copyright law but it goes much further than that.

The proposed law would allow the strong arm of the federal government to require Internet Service Providers to block websites without Due Process James Losey & Sascha Meinrath, more fully explain the threat in Slate and why one should be familiar with a pair of bills which threaten Internet freedom, together with undermining our right to access, privacy, free expression and liberty.

More here by Christopher Mitchell –Save the Internet

Related: China’s Online Censorsip–China’s Model –Weekly Standard

Google Chairman: Online Piracy Bill Would Criminalize Internet

Internet Piracy Bill: Free Speech Kill Switch –The Hill

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    • mystere

      Censoring the i-net is not the answer to stopping piracy. Tracking the activities of an internet pirate will be tedious, and take plenty of time to catch the culprit.

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