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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Cyber Activists Rise up to Derail Proposed Federal Anti-Piracy Bills
28 Jan 2012
Modified: 07:52:18 AM
Interview with Josh Levy, Internet campaign director with the media reform group Free Press, conducted by Scott Harris
Cyber Activists Rise up to Derail Proposed Federal Anti-Piracy Bills

Interview with Josh Levy, Internet campaign director with the media reform group Free Press, conducted by Scott Harris

With the backing of Hollywood movie studios, book publishers and the music industry, the U.S. Senate’s proposed “Protect Intellectual Property Act” and House legislation dubbed "Stop Online Piracy Act,” looked like they were headed for easy passage. But the legislation designed to prevent the piracy of U.S. movies, music and software, confronted an effective grassroots campaign that viewed the legislation as a mortal threat to creativity, innovation and freedom of expression on the Internet.

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http://www.btlonline.org/2012/seg/120203cf-btl-levy.html
See also:
http://www.btlonline.org/
http://www.btlonline.org/

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