The end of freedom, Is this the death of the Internet?
Laws that make no sense, special interests in glossy detail.
Will this one day be law?
Will this be the day the Internet Died?
Have they passed a bill that could be used to censor the internet, or even be abused in favor of corrupt political officials.
Could they really do this, and will the NASDAQ drop by 50 points now that they have done this, in fact why have they done this at all?
the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved a bill that would give the Attorney General the right to shut down websites with a court order if copyright infringement is deemed “central to the activity” of the site —
regardless if the website has actually committed a crime.
The Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act (COICA) is among the most draconian laws ever considered to combat digital piracy, and contains what some have called the “nuclear option,” which would essentially allow the Attorney General to turn suspected websites “off.”
The danger of loosing your freedom to speak online?