Protest group launches 'bat signal' for the web

A new campaign group titled the Internet Defense League is aiming to fight legislation seen as a threat to the freedom of the net.

Anonymous is Occupying the vote


Anonymous and the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement are teaming up for an election year campaign to "hold politicians accountable to the people."

Will Megaupload raid cost Obama the elections?

I like conspiracy theories as much as the next person. Still, just because a specific event looks like an attack on a sitting politician's re-election prospects doesn’t necessarily mean it is.  

Unplugging: SOPA and Megaupload raid reverberate in cyberspace

It certainly has been a lively couple of week for music fans worldwide, with the threat of SOPA/PIPA bills and the Megaupload raid.

FileSonic shutters file sharing service

FileSonic - one of the net's highest-profile digital locker services - has abruptly halted its file sharing service.

Megaupload shut down; Anonymous takes revenge

With public outcry over the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act at its height, the Department of Justice has shut down file-sharing site Megaupload, describing it as an 'international organized criminal enterprise'.

4.5 million sign SOPA petition

It seems as if the virtual shutdown of Wikipedia, Craigslist, and other sites yesterday has done its job in the public eye.

Neuromancer author slams SOPA

US President Barack Obama may have temporarily halted SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) in its legislative tracks, but other controversial anti-piracy bills will undoubtedly surface in the future.

Websites go dark in SOPA protest

There are big gaps in the internet today, as Wikipedia, Craigslist and other sites black out in protest at the Stop Online Piracy (SOPA) bill.

Wikipedia to go dark tomorrow in anti-SOPA protest

Wikipedia's pledged to shutter its website tomorrow in protest at the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP (PIPA) bills.

Prominent Republican slams SOPA

A prominent Republican has joined the growing ranks of those opposing the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) currently circulating amongst legislators.

More firms pull support for SOPA

The highly-controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) has lost the support of Sony Electronics, Nintendo and Electronic Arts.

Hacker satellite grid to counter Internet censorship



The Hackerspace Global Grid is hoping to build its own satellite network in an effort to counter various Internet censorship initiatives such as the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) act.

Anonymous targets Sony over SOPA

Cyber activists purportedly associated with the Anonymous collective have targeted Sony for supporting the controversial "anti-piracy" act known as SOPA.

On stopping SOPA and going Dutch

US government officials like to brag about how proud they are to live in the freest country on earth. But most don’t think freedom extends to the Internet, and that’s why it’s time to consider some of the ideas being debated in Dutch Parliament.  

Go Daddy says no to SOPA after mass exodus

Domain registrar Go Daddy has pulled its support for SOPA, the controversial "Stop Online Piracy Act" currently circulating in Congress.

Even the Business Software Alliance doesn't like SOPA any more

The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is perceived as such a threat to liberty that one or its leading proponents has withdrawn support.