14 Jan '12, 10pm

Obama Administration Speaks Out Against SOPA | Care2 Causes

Obama Administration Speaks Out Against SOPA | Care2 Causes

The opposition to legislation like the the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) keeps growing and now includes the Obama administration. A blog post from the White House on Saturday recognizes the “very real issue of online piracy” and the huge need to “develop new legal tools to protect global intellectual property rights.” But such cannot be done at the risk of online censorship and at the expense of “[inhibiting] innovation by our dynamics businesses large and small.” Legislation like the House’s SOPA, the Senate’s Protect IP Act (PIPA) and the Online Protection and Digital Enforcement Act (OPEN) all run the risk of curtailing, with potentially disastrous results, freedom of expression on the internet as we know it: Across the globe, the openness of the Internet is increasingly central to innovation in business, government, and society and it must be protected. To minimize thi...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/obama-administration-speaks-o...

Tweets

President Obama Urged To Include Climate Threat...

care2.com 14 Jan '12, 5pm

Please emphasize climate change and environmental safety. We in Pennsylvania are currently having our land, water, and air...

SOPA Shelved Until "Consensus" Found | Care2 Ca...

care2.com 16 Jan '12, 3am

This legislation warrants very close scrutiny. On the surface, this may be about piracy, intellectual property, copyrights...

#Sustainable Sources will go dark on Jan 18 to ...

sustainablesources.com 15 Jan '12, 3pm

On January 18, SustainableSources.com will join Reddit , Boing Boing and a growing number of other sites around the Intern...

CBS: 11 More Solyndras in Obama Green Energy Pr...

globalwarming.org 14 Jan '12, 9pm

CBS News is reporting that there are 11 more Solyndras in the Obama Administration’s green-energy program: CBS News counte...

WhiteHouse Issues 1st Statement On SOPA & PIPA: “We Will Not Support Legislation That Reduces Free..

WhiteHouse Issues 1st Statement On SOPA & PIPA:...

thedomains.com 14 Jan '12, 5pm

“Any effort to combat online piracy must guard against the risk of online censorship of lawful activity and must not inhib...

Snowboarding Crow! | Care2 Causes

care2.com 16 Jan '12, 5am

the One Ocean that exists within the drop and the drop that exists within the ocean ,how much don't we know about the live...

the internet must remain free. please support this

the internet must remain free. please support this

blog.dk.sg 17 Jan '12, 6am

Several websites will be going offline this coming Wednesday (US Time) to protest against SOPA and PIPA . Sites like Reddi...

Wikipedia Will Go Dark On Wednesday to Protest SOPA | Care2 Causes

Wikipedia Will Go Dark On Wednesday to Protest ...

care2.com 17 Jan '12, 11am

Wikipedia will be joining the blackout planned for Wednesday to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect ...

Issa: Flawed SOPA Bill Not Headed to House Floo...

thedomains.com 14 Jan '12, 2pm

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa today announced that a hearing scheduled for Wednesd...

Say No to SOPA and PIPA. they break The Internet

Say No to SOPA and PIPA. they break The Internet

mrbrown.com 18 Jan '12, 2pm

Say No to SOPA and PIPA. they break The Internet Vimeo link: http://vimeo.com/31100268 A video that explains why SOPA and ...

Wikipedia to shut down its site on Wednesday to protest SOPA anti-piracy legislation

Wikipedia to shut down its site on Wednesday to...

straitstimes.com 17 Jan '12, 12am

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales (above) says the online encyclopedia will black out its website on Wednesday to protest anti...

SOPA and PIPA Stopped -- Next, the OPEN ACT | Care2 Causes

SOPA and PIPA Stopped -- Next, the OPEN ACT | C...

care2.com 21 Jan '12, 12am

It’s “Internet 1, Congress 0 “: In the wake of widespread online protest, the House and the Senate have stopped both the S...

pretty in depth coffee run down of seattle. interesting read

pretty in depth coffee run down of seattle. int...

sprudge.com 17 Jan '12, 5pm

If Congress passes SOPA, the Internet will be permanently censored. Take Action Now Congress is about to vote on the Stop ...

Obama Administration Maps the Way toward Better Oceans Management

Obama Administration Maps the Way toward Better...

switchboard.nrdc.org 12 Jan '12, 6pm

Many Americans are familiar with the pleasures of swimming, fishing, and beachcombing along our ocean waters. But few peop...

Chinese Workers' Rights: Apple Makes a Small Step Forward | Care2 Causes

Chinese Workers' Rights: Apple Makes a Small St...

care2.com 14 Jan '12, 4am

For the first time ever, Apple has released a list of its 156 major suppliers , bringing the company in line with other US...