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The DMCA Process

May 5, 2014

This infographic from http://www.nexcess.net simplifies the current process that web hosts and web site owners go through when copyright claims are made, and dramatically simplifies an outsider’s perspective of the DMCA notice process (not to mention further negates the need for SOPA, PIPA, and now ACTA). Source

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Behind SOPA: What it means Business and Innovation

January 21, 2014

This infographic explains what SOPA is and provides a history of SOPA. It also explains how SOPA is good for business and innovation. It also lists the major players in SOPA industry. Source

A Technical Examination of SOPA & PIPA

A Technical Examination of SOPA & PIPA

September 14, 2013

This infographic by Lumin Consulting explains anti-piracy bills – SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act) – in a very simplistic way. Source

Who Did the SOPA Blackout Really Affect?

Who Did the SOPA Blackout Really Affect?

August 15, 2013

But geographic distribution of users didn’t seem to tell the whole story, so we also began to comb sources for information on the behavior of users of each of these sites in an attempt to place that information in context. In an effort to convey this information, we thought a graphic was the most appropriate […]

ACTA

ACTA

April 19, 2013

ACTA is one more offensive against the sharing of culture on the Internet. ACTA (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) is an agreement secretly negotiated by a small “club” of like-minded countries (39 countries, including the 27 of the European Union, the United States, Japan, etc). Negotiated instead of being democratically debated, ACTA bypasses parliaments and international organizations […]

A World Without Wikipedia

A World Without Wikipedia

March 12, 2013

On January 18th, 2012, Wikipedia blacked out its English website for 24 hours in protest of SOPA.

SOPA vs The Film Industry

SOPA vs The Film Industry

March 7, 2013

Has Hollywood already forgotten the 1950s and the blacklist? Source

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SOPA vs PIPA vs OPEN

February 19, 2013

The OPEN Act, is gaining ground as a reasonable alternative and is the option supported by Google, a staunch SOPA opponent. OPEN Act aims to balance the rights of content creators with the rights of Internet users to a free and open web. Source

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Supporters of SOPA in Congress

January 29, 2013

A bill that establishes for DoJ to take down copyright-infringing sites; Makes unauthorized web streaming of copyrighted content a felony; and Gives DoJ power to commence a legal action against target sites, demand search engine social networking sites and domain name services block access to the site, and impose enalty up to 5 years in […]

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SOPA vs PIPA vs OPEN

January 17, 2013

The OPEN Act, is gaining ground as a reasonable alternative and is the option supported by Google, a staunch SOPA opponent. OPEN Act aims to balance the rights of content creators with the rights of Internet users to a free and open web. Source

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Sopa: The Internet Blacklist Bill

January 15, 2013

If this law passes, you’ll wake up to find sites you love blocked by the US government. Tell Congress to vote “no” on SOPA. Source

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STOP SOPA

December 19, 2012

January 18, 2012 marked the online protest of SOPA and PIPA: two similar pieces of legislation threatening the Internet. This #STOPSOPA infographic depicts how the people and social media changed Congress’ mind in just one day.