The latest attempt by Congress to try to regulate and control the Internet is no longer known as SOPA but CISPA: the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protectio...

Views: 108

Comment by Reese Leysen on April 7, 2012 at 7:39pm

While an important matter for sure, CISPA is nothing like SOPA and is also nowhere near a fraction as apocalyptic as the SOPA bill was. The "x is the new SOPA" craze whenever a new Internet-related bill hits has to stop, it hurts the credibility of anti-censorship activism.

Comment by The Shiznit on April 7, 2012 at 10:15pm

Agree with Reese - It seems that every law regarding the internet is being labelled as "the new SOPA" these days.  This is actually the "new" SOPA - 

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2399070,00.asp

Online_Protection_and_Enforcement_of_Digital_Trade_Act 

Is-the-open-act-a-more-viable-alternative-to-sopa

But I haven't seen anything about OPEN since January, so I think that it has probably been shelved, too ... for the time being.

Comment by Lithoniel Rain on April 9, 2012 at 7:12pm

http://www.avaaz.org/en/stop_cispa/?cl=1704977201&v=13515

The link is a site for a petition against CISPA, sign it. =D

Comment

You need to be a member of I Power to add comments!

Join I Power

Latest Activity

RIMILITIA posted a status
"" When injustice becomes law. Resistance becomes duty.” — Gav"
6 hours ago
RIMILITIA posted a status
Sunday
RIMILITIA posted a status
Saturday
RIMILITIA posted a status
"“The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.” ― R. Tagore"
Friday
RIMILITIA posted a status
""Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." - Albert Einstein"
Friday
RIMILITIA posted a status
"Freedom suppressed and again regained bites with keener fangs than freedom never endangered. Marcus T. Cicero"
Feb 25
RIMILITIA posted a status
"If a businessman makes a mistake, he suffers the consequences. If a bureaucrat makes a mistake, you suffer the consequences. - Ayn Rand"
Feb 24
RIMILITIA posted a status
"It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong.Voltaire"
Feb 23
RIMILITIA posted a status
"In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell"
Feb 20
RIMILITIA posted a status
""It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere." - Voltaire"
Feb 18
RIMILITIA left a comment for Minsc
"CON TROLL SAYS TIME IS UP JOEY................................"
Feb 17
Shepard of Peace liked Professor Kizomba's blog post K-TOE - The Science/Religion Debate
Feb 16

© 2015   Created by Reese Leysen.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service