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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.



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