Entries by Matthew Hussey from 01/2012

How Not to Fight Online Piracy: US Government Paranoia May Stifle the Internet at its Most Crucial Time

| Posted 01.27.2012 | UK Tech

The start of 2012 hasn't been smooth sailing for the internet and its users. First up, the US government attempted to introduce the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) as a way of protecting US citizens' intellectual property on the internet. Most worrying, out of America's attempts to legitimise US companies attempts at suing individuals - the EU has now signed up to a similar bill.