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SOAP Shoplifting

Why did Hollywood fight hard against SOPA? [INFOGRAPHIC]

This fight is now happening in Canada under the proposed C11. One can be assured that the same folks arguing in favour of the flawed SOPA bill are also lobbying hard with the current Conservative government in Ottawa. (I refuse to call it by thier own brand name of the H####R Government.) Lets do a bit of “the end is
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Canada tries to pull a Fast-one with a SOPA of it’s own (Bill C-11)

Like Your PVR? Like your right to copy CDs or DVDs you bought for your own use? Right now that is all legal and prudent in Canada. Well folks PM Harper is saying NO – he wants to make that illegal. The Tories are screwing us by making sure that we can no longer tape, record, copy or otherwise enjoy
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Google Protest of SOPA

A Day of Protest against Censorship.

As mentioned in a post yesterday, many sites are going dark or advocating protest against the SOPA bill in the US. This bill affects not only Americans, but others outside of the US, including here in Canada. If the bill is passed, it will lead to pressure on Ottawa to follow suit. Regardless of changes to any laws outside of
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Wikipedia English to Protest SOPA

On Monday (Jan 16) Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales announced that the English version of the site will be down as a response to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) currently before the House of Representatives in the US. The Whitehouse has had to respond to petitions (as required anyway with numbers over 25K) so this is sure to make the petition
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