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Posts tagged “Stop Online Piracy Act”

SOPA On Pause, But Still A Threat

A flicker of good news. The White House has come out against the Stop Online Piracy Act, recognising that it significantly threatens the freedoms of Americans (and indeed the rest of the world, but they haven't heard about us yet). This means it's temporarily shelved, while the discussion continues. Unfortunately, it's sister act, PIPA, hasn't gone anywhere. There is still much work to be done.…

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Nival Explain They Are “Anti-SOPA”

Nival, the publisher and developers behind the Blitkrieg series and King's Bounty: Legions, have got in touch with us this evening to let us know that they are "anti-SOPA" - the bill currently going through the US Congress that could irreparably harm the internet. They have given us a statement explaining their position, which is below.

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Where ESA Members Stand On SOPA

Apologies for the initialism-filled title, but for an explanation make sure to read the main post here. This is to say that we've created a permanent page (I'll link it from the text below the featured boxes at the top) to tell you where each member of the Entertainment Software Association currently stands regarding the censorious and extremely disturbing Stop Online Piracy Act. We've contacted…

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Feature: Protect Your Internet

RPS Asks ESA Members To Denounce SOPA

You've probably heard of SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, by now. It's the bill that is currently being considered in the US, that on the surface appears to be an attempt to control piracy, but with only the tiniest scrapes reveals a genuinely terrifying, draconian attempt to introduce government censorship of the internet at the behest of unelected corporations. While it initially had the…

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