Is new US pro-copyright Internet legislation the Trojan horse of a controlling state? | openDemocracy

SOPA – the US’s Stop Online Piracy Act – proposes to shift the balance of online power from technology and platform providers to traditional copyright holders. The dangers of this move are that it will limit innovation, silence free speech and put in place the machinery that is needed to censor the Internet. And it won’t stop piracy. So cui bono, and why? Continue reading…

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