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Pro-IP senators concerned anti-counterfeiting treaty may be too broad

Two senators who strongly support intellectual property protections are concerned over that an anti-counterfeiting treaty under negotiation goes too far.

By October 2, 2008

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Rep. Berman: Pro-IP bill will become law in 2008

Major rewrite of U.S. copyright law is on track to be signed by President Bush by the end of the year, the congressman representing the Hollywood, Calif. area says

By March 28, 2008

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The Undetectable Firearms Act and 3D-printed guns (FAQ)

They might come for your plastic gun, but they're not coming for your 3D printer just yet.

By December 10, 2012

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Supporters of Pro IP bill say rogue sites can kill

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has released a video testimonial from a woman who says her friend died after taking counterfeit medicine. Proponents of free content will cry foul and will likely ask when's the last time someone's death was caused by sharing a song or movie online.

By July 21, 2011

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U.S. government also a villain in piracy act story

The MPAA has presented the U.S. House of Representatives with a custom-crafted bill designed to put the Internet fully under the control of the industries it represents. And our government has aided and abetted along the way for years. Time for a revolution?

By October 31, 2011

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Five essential changes to Protect IP Act

The House of Representatives apparently will soon introduce its own version of the Senate's controversial Protect IP Act. Here are five essentials changes that will keep the bill from breaking the Internet.

By August 17, 2011

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Why the FCC needs to get with the times, finally

commentary The FCC, with a new chairman and a full complement of commissioners now on board, needs to act with dispatch to adapt its regulations to the new marketplace realities of the digital age.

By November 3, 2013

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VCs to Congress: Antipiracy bill will 'chill' tech investment

Some well-known venture capitalists ask lawmakers to reconsider support for Pro IP Act, a bill that would hand government sweeping powers to combat copyright theft.

By June 24, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 721: Copy an MP3, lose your house

It's scary legal day today between the Pro-IP act and the Los Angeles County copyright laws.

By May 9, 2008

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Meet Rep. Bob Goodlatte, Hollywood's new copyright ally

The incoming chairman of a key House of Representatives panel worked to ban Internet gambling and champion the Stop Online Piracy Act. And he hasn't given up.

By November 28, 2012