Tag: piracy act

by Mark Glaser

Today was an important day in the history of the Internet and activism. While the U.S. Congress expected to quickly pass two bills, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA), mounting opposition online has led them to reconsider. That all came to a head today when various sites such as Wikipedia […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Welcome to the 33rd episode of “The Mediatwits,” the weekly audio podcast from MediaShift. The co-hosts are MediaShift’s Mark Glaser and Rafat Ali. This week we have a special show focused on the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) happening in Las Vegas all week. Apple isn’t there and Microsoft did its last keynote presentation there. Is […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology 1. Google Music open to public, lets users sync music library to the cloud for free (Google Blog) 2. Tumblr helps users call their congressional representatives to fight the Stop Online Piracy Act (TechCrunch) 3. How the Stop Online Piracy Act could impact journalists (10,000 Words) 4. The […] more »