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Protect IP copyright bill faces growing criticism

It's unclear, though, whether security and free speech concerns will derail controversial copyright bill after members of a Senate committee voted unanimously in favor of it.

By June 7, 2011

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Will Google testify at Senate antipiracy hearing?

In push to get legislation through Congress, senator invites giants like Google, Visa, and Verizon to testify about bill that would require them to do more to combat piracy.

By February 10, 2011

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Copyright Office will endorse SOPA anti-piracy bill

The U.S. Copyright Office plans to endorse the controversial Hollywood-backed bill called the Stop Online Piracy Act.

By November 15, 2011

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Protect IP, SOPA protests knock Senate Web sites offline

An influx of visitors to Senate Web sites during the copyright protest knocked them temporarily offline. But the Capitol switchboard stayed up.

By January 18, 2012

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Senate will vote next month on Protect IP copyright bill

Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat, has scheduled a floor vote on Hollywood-backed bill for January 24, as soon as the Senate returns from the holidays.

By December 19, 2011

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SOPA's latest threat: IP blocking, privacy-busting packet inspection

A little-noticed section of the Stop Online Piracy Act could require deep-packet inspection and blocking IP addresses of copyright-infringing Web sites, a significant change from earlier versions.

By November 18, 2011

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How SOPA's 'circumvention' ban could put a target on Tor

Hollywood-backed Stop Online Piracy Act goes further than earlier versions and targets software that can "bypass" or "circumvent" anti-piracy blocks. The Tor Project worries it could be at risk.

By December 21, 2011

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Copyright bill controversy grows as rhetoric sharpens

Proponents and detractors of the Stop Online Piracy Act enlist new allies, while pop icon Justin Bieber suggests a U.S. senator "needs to be locked up."

By October 31, 2011

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SOPA opponents may go nuclear and other 2012 predictions

When Google, Amazon.com, Facebook, and eBay turn their Web sites black to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act, you'll know they've become serious. It may actually happen. Plus: four other 2012 predictions.

By December 29, 2011

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FBI to announce new Net-wiretapping push

CNET learns that the agency will reveal it is "increasingly unable" to conduct some types of electronic surveillance because of Web-based e-mail, social networking sites, and P2P technology.

By February 16, 2011