Senator Will Read 100,000 Names Against Copyright LawAdded: Wednesday, November 30th, 2011
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A US senator Ron Wyden has agreed to read out about 100,000 names of petitioners in front of the Senate in attempt to draw attention to the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act, also known as SOPA, and PROTECT IP Act.
Senator Ron Wyden is going to read out a huge list of names in front of the Senate in attempts to slow down proceedings. In fact, there is still a possibility that the legislation will be passed, which can only mean heavier Internet censorship.
According to a new bill, the websites accused of a widely-defined copyright violation could be swiftly taken down. Although outfits like the Motion Picture Association of America and the Screen Actors Guild expressed their support to the proposed bill, the wider community is up in arms. Giants like Facebook and Google have already expressed their opposition against the potentially damaging implications of the law. This could mean that websites like YouTube would have their work cut out making sure that there is no copyright violation, or run the risk of being closed down.
Activists have already started the so-called “Stop Censorship” campaign, supplying names of people opposing the suggested legislation to Senator Wyden. According to them, the bill could cause people going to jail for streaming such content as copyrighted video. Meanwhile, filibusters can last for several hours if not days. They believe that even if they won’t manage to stop legislation being passed, such opposition should be highlighted to lawmakers.
Senator Ron Wyden has been the most vocal opponent of the copyright legislation. While supporters of the law were trying to claim thousands of supporters, their opponents have dwarfed their attempts with millions of ordinary citizens emailing, calling and petitioning Congress. So, reading the whole list of names of opponents of the anti-piracy law should be obvious way of making the government acknowledge the scale of opposition to this China-like copyright law.
The opposition to the bill pointed out what can happen when unscrupulous governments throughout the globe tamper with social networking websites and search engines, and even the web itself. It seems that big industry is trying to enforce China-like censorship in America, and the threat is serious enough. Senator claimed that for people who want to defend free speech and innovation, the time came to speak up.
November 30th 2011Posted by:
Wednesday, November 30th, 2011
|posted by (2011-11-30 12:46:32)|
|lol... good read SaM,..|
|Thank you, Ron.|
|posted by (2011-11-30 13:23:51)|
|Hum i hope the stop censorship movement and the pirate party will join forces that should be a huge step forward and would be great if all of the torrent sites could stand up as one and join the fight; always wondered whats holding the torrent sites back never sounding off taking a stand . . . once torrent sites are gone because no one stands up what then ? . . . Amazing how theirs no worldwide torrent union; pooled resourses to fight the MPAA etc|
|here goes the free chows for we freebies|
Senator Ron Wyden is a guy with big heart
|the US always try to say its the land of the free and you have rights, but that is a load of crap.|
you are not free and do not have the rights you think you have.
you have more freedom and more rights in europe, and the government actually tries to protect your rights against corporations.
in the US, the corporations control the government and republicans are their little sluts.
|@ fusseltier funny how you just blame republicans, seeing as democrats are part of the problem as well as it will take them to pass it! republicans and democrats are the same, they both say one thing and do another and both are corporate bought! Wake up man so tired of hearing this rep and dem debate, while all you guys keep fighting about who is better, they have you so occupied with that bs that you never see what they are really doing|
|posted by (2011-12-01 04:17:56)|
|lol no offence, but lets just pray Senator Ron Wyden doesn't pass out after reading just the 100th name. 100k is a loooong way.|
btw, eu is also a load of crap made of crap, governed by a bunch of arse-lickers..
|lol .. 100K names Ron Wyden gonna read.|
|lol, if anything it will empty out the house for a while...|
|There's some chance someone somewhere will be writing those down for later investigation... If that someone doesn't fall asleep.|
|well put tonymengela, a lot of people here in canada get caught up in that bs too.|
|100000 ...roflmao have fun ...pm me once youre finished with that in this century if youre lucky xD|
|well said 5, the corruption just continues and no one can do nothing about it without getting locked up|
|posted by (2011-12-02 22:06:22)|
|I can see senator Ron Wyden reading all these names he will sound like an auctioneer!!!!!!!!!!!|
|So Friggn Sad how the US is makin "all the WRONG moves"..."Forgive Them Father,for They Not know What They DO"...sumthing lik that...||
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