HOME > NEWSROOM > MEDIA SOURCE > Internet > Why Was There Such A Huge Outcry Against SOPA And PIPA But Not Against The FCC's Proposed Rules Against Net Neutrality?

Why Was There Such A Huge Outcry Against SOPA And PIPA But Not Against The FCC's Proposed Rules Against Net Neutrality?

May 5, 2014

To provide some context for those who don’t follow internet politics closely, or those who were caught up in the protests just because they couldn’t use Wikipedia for a day, SOPA, or the Stop Online Piracy Act, was a bill proposed in the House of Representatives that would have expanded the abilities of US law enforcement to combat copyright infringement.



Get the Media Source Newsletter on your smartphone or tablet now!

iphone
Android

 


Latest News

ISIS Torches 1,800-Year-Old Church in Mosul; Priest Says City Is 'Now Empty of Christians'

Members of the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) reportedly torched a 1,800 year-old Catholic Church in Mosul, Iraq...

Posted

Obama's LGBT Order: 2 Things Churches and Christian Non-Profits Should Know

President Barack Obama issued an executive order Monday prohibiting workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity...

Posted

Farmers lobbying on ‘clean’ satellite TV bill

Advocates for farmers are putting pressure on members of Congress to support a “clean” reauthorization of an expiring satellite TV law...

Posted

NYT: Multibillion-dollar mergers will drive up prices

The New York Times editorial board is pushing back on the proposed and reported multibillion mergers in the media and communications industries...

Posted

More News


Headlines