They might come for your plastic gun, but they're not coming for your 3D printer just yet.
Two senators who strongly support intellectual property protections are concerned over that an anti-counterfeiting treaty under negotiation goes too far.
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.
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
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.
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?
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.
When Rep. Lamar Smith announced the Stop Online Piracy Act in late 2011, he knew it was going to be controversial. But the Texas Republican probably never anticipated the broad and fierce outcry from Internet users that SOPA provoked.
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.
Privacy groups cautiously applaud, but are concerned about a requirement that would force Internet companies to notify police before letting customers know they're under surveillance.