January 20, 2012

Megaupload file-sharing site shut down

One of the most popular file-sharing sites, Megaupload has been shut down on charges that it is violating piracy laws. The indictment alleges that the website and a shell company associated with the website, Vestor Limited, caused an estimated half-billion dollars in copyright losses and made an estimated $175 million in proceeds. The […]
January 19, 2012

The American Internet Strike

SOPA and PIPA are two bills milling around United States congress right now, and if they are signed into law the internet as the world knows it could be significantly altered for the worse. Understanding the bills can be difficult, but basically they will harm internet innovation by shutting down sites that are […]