Preservation of the Public Domain
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A bill introduced to the House of Representatives late last year could become the centerpiece of the next SOPA -style struggle between the tech community and Washington, D.C. The bill already has over 100 co-sponsors and the backing of some of Silicon Valley's most prominent companies, including Microsoft and Facebook —- support which SOPA never enjoyed. It's called the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (or CISPA, for short).
posted on 2012.01.13 by BSOD Recently, a court in the Netherlands has ordered ISPs to begin censoring thepiratebay. Many courts across the European Union have made similar decisions but each to a different degree of severity, and each requiring a different method of circumvention.