Tag Archives: SOPA

U.S. Copyright Infringement – U.S. Strikes in New Zealand

By More Posts (42) On Friday January 20, two helicopters and “76 police staff, including armed offenders squad members” raided the home of Kim Dotcom north of Auckland, New Zealand. He was sought by the U.S. for copyright infringement and … Continue reading

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The Tide is Turning – SOPA May Not Make It Out of Committee

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) Over the past few days, there have been three significant developments that indicate the tide is turning on SOPA (and the Senate version, PIPA). As I have written previously, SOPA poses a threat to open … Continue reading

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Educational Publishers Appear to be Supporting SOPA

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) UPDATE 12/23: Per the House Judiciary Committee, it is now confirmed that these companies are on the record supporting SOPA and the Protect IP companion legislation. Yesterday the House Judiciary Committee began the process of … Continue reading

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Regulatory Barriers to Innovation for Ed Tech and Open Education

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) Over the past few weeks there has been a significant backlash growing against SOPA (the anti-piracy bills introduced in Congress) – read here or here for background.  The biggest change since the bills were introduced … Continue reading

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How Georgia Tech Has Shown the Perils of SOPA

By Phil HillMore Posts (333) This has been a tough week for open education, at least in higher education.  First came the news that Georgia Tech has taken down a 14-year-old student wiki site that allowed discussions and collaboration across … Continue reading

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