Stop SOPA and PIPA

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Wikipedia front page on 18.01.2012.

BTWT supports the protection of intellectual property rights and is against piracy. We understand the need for action and would happily support measures which would cut off pirates from financial services such as credit and debit card processing through which they make their ill-gotten gains. But we are against legislation which would harm the fundamental engineering which supports the WWW. That is why we are adding our small voice to industry giants such as Wikipedia and Google in asking the USA Congress and Senate to completely rethink their approach to the problem.

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2 Responses to “Stop SOPA and PIPA”

  1. Captin Winkover Says:

    Well done!

  2. nanstallon Says:

    That is always the danger – ill thought out legislation that ends up as a sledgehammer to crack a walnut. And I resent the USA extending the reach of its laws all over the globe. No doubt Britain would happily extradite its own citizens (sorry, subjects) to USA if suspected of offending US laws, in the usual British poodle relationship to the USA.

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