Why the 1% shouldn't control the Internet

An alternative to the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act will likely be announced today. The problem?

House introduces controversial anti-piracy act

Calls to strengthen the ability of the federal government to regulate Internet content has been renewed, with the House Judiciary Committee introducing new legislation aimed at halting online piracy.

Lone senator blocks Protect IP Act

Senator Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, has (thankfully) blocked a rather draconian bill targeted at so-called "rogue" websites suspected of copyright infringement.