Boxer, Feinstein both supported SOPA/PIPA


The grassroots and corporate tech rebellion against two Internet censorship bills was, by all accounts, a stunning success and a demonstration of the clout of online politics and web organizing -- and the emergence of Big Tech as a potential counterbalance to Big Entertainment. Read more »

SOPA, PIPA, and the 99 percent artists


It’s described as Hollywood v. Silicon Valley, a battle of powerful giants, the entertainment world against the tech world, and at first, the entertainment world won out -- the Stop Online Piracy Act soared through its first Senate hearing and won unanimous committee approval. It sounded so simple -- who’s in favor of piracy?Read more »