Senate panel approves domain name seizure bill

November 18, 2010 8:59 AM PST Senate panel approves domain name seizure bill by Declan McCullagh 105 comments Share 1177 A controversial proposal allowing the government to pull the plug on Web sites accused of aiding piracy is closer to becoming a federal law. After a flurry of last-minute lobbying from representatives of content providers [...]

Senators decry link between Egypt, ‘kill switch’ bill

February 2, 2011 4:30 AM PST Senators decry link between Egypt, ‘kill switch’ bill by Declan McCullagh http://news.cnet.com/8301-31921_3-20030332-281.html Font size Print E-mail Share 51 comments Share 553 Three U.S. senators who want to give the president emergency powers over the Internet are protesting comparisons with the “kill switch” highlighted by Egypt’s Net disconnection. In a [...]

Why Voting For COICA Is A Vote For Censorship

Why Voting For COICA Is A Vote For Censorship from the explaining dept Last week, we listed out the 19 Senators who “voted for censorship.” These were the 19 members of the Senate Judiciary Committee who voted in favor of COICA (Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act). That story got an awful lot of attention, and was [...]

The 19 Senators Who Voted To Censor The Internet

The 19 Senators Who Voted To Censor The Internet from the free-speech-isn’t-free dept This is hardly a surprise but, this morning (as previously announced), the lame duck Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously voted to move forward with censoring the internet via the COICA bill — despite a bunch of law professors explaining to them how this law is a [...]

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