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Anti-SOPA, PIPA lawmakers want Internet Bill of Rights

Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Darrell Issa say they want a Bill of Rights to protect Web users against censorship and those that would limit their online freedoms.

By June 11, 2012

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Senate vote on PIPA is postponed

In the most decisive sign yet that support for controversial antipiracy legislation has collapsed, Sen. Harry Reid issued a statement announcing he has postponed the vote on the Protect IP Act.

By January 20, 2012

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SOPA/PIPA protests, live and online

Anyone surfing the Web on Wednesday probably noticed a lot of their favorite sites looked a little different. Wikipedia, Google, and Amazon, among others, all took steps to protest two antipiracy bills that Congress is considering. The bills are known as SOPA and PIPA. Internet companies say that if passed the bills would threaten the "openness" of the Web. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.

January 18, 2012

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New Yorkers demonstrate against SOPA and PIPA legislation (photos)

Today a NY tech meetup group rallied hundreds of citizens to gather at the steps of Senators Gillebrand and Schumer. From there, the peaceful demonstrators marched to Times Square, carrying signs and chanting. Once in the square, an Occupy-style "mic check" commenced as attendees decried the bills before congress as dangerous to americans' freedom of speech.

January 18, 2012

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New Yorkers protest SOPA & PIPA bills (photos)

Citizens took to the streets with signs in hand today in outrage over the ramifications of proposed legislation before Congress.

38 Images By January 18, 2012

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SOPA/PIPA strike is first of its kind

Tomorrow, you may notice that you can't access some of your favorite Web sites. Wikipedia, Reddit, and MoveOn.org, among dozens of others, are suspending their services for 24 hours. They're protesting Internet piracy bills currently being considered in the U.S. House and Senate. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.

January 17, 2012

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Momentum shift: SOPA, PIPA opponents now in driver's seat

An important vote on SOPA is held up in the House, and support in the Senate appears to be faltering. At the same time, the White House sounds a critical note on the antipiracy bills.

By January 14, 2012

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CNET UK Podcast 271: So long SOPA

The Internet has defeated SOPA and PIPA -- but does the war against piracy continue?

By January 20, 2012

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WSJ comes out for SOPA, more lawmakers pull support

As the fight rages over the SOPA and PIPA antipiracy bills, more lawmakers continue to switch sides and drop support.

By January 18, 2012

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Wikipedia to close for 24 hours in SOPA piracy law protest

Wikipedia will be offline for all of Wednesday in protest against SOPA and PIPA, anti-piracy laws being considered in the US.

By January 17, 2012