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Stop Online Piracy Act runs into more opposition

WASHINGTON — Three leading technology industry groups urged members of the US Congress on Monday to oppose a copyright protection bill being proposed in the House of Representatives. The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) would give US authorities more tools to crack down on websites accused of piracy of movies,…

Will Internet censorship bill be pushed through lame-duck Congress?

A bill giving the government the power to shut down Web sites that host materials that infringe copyright is making its way quietly through the lame-duck session of Congress, raising the ire of free-speech groups and prompting a group of academics to lobby against the effort. The Combating Online Infringement…

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