US considers law against online piracy

Bill helps copyright owners fight illegal downloading, but critics say it borders censorship.

US piracy

The US congress is considering passing a bill against online piracy which supporters say will give copyright owners more ways to fight illegal downloading on the internet.

But some internet companies and legal experts say the measures border censorship.

Al Jazeera’s Cath Turner reports from New York.

Source: Al Jazeera


The Guardian reports on the release of “A Review of Intellectual Property and Growth,” the result of an enquiry commissioned by UK Prime Minister David Cameron. What [report author Ian Hargreaves] has produced is a tough, intelligent and radical analysis of our current IP regime. “Could it be true,” he asks, “that laws designed more than three […]

Published On 23 May 2011
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