Articles by Joi Ito and Ethan Zuckerman

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Why We Need To Stop SOPA and PIPA
Joi Ito and Ethan Zuckerman – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Jan 2012

SOPA – the Stop Online Piracy Act – and a sister bill, PIPA – the Protect IP Act – seek to minimize the dissemination of copyrighted material online by targeting sites that promote and enable the sharing of copyright-protected material, like The Pirate Bay. While this goal may be laudable, entrepreneurs, legal scholars and free speech activists are worried about the consequences of these bills for the architecture of the Internet.

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