[Wikimedia-l] Facebook goes turncoat on the "squash internet freedom" battle.

Mono monomium at gmail.com
Tue Apr 17 23:47:04 UTC 2012

What about the ocean?

On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 4:44 PM, Kirill Lokshin
<kirill.lokshin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 8:42 PM, Jussi-Ville Heiskanen <cimonavaro at gmail.com
>> wrote:
>> First there were SOPA, PIPA, ACTA and OPEN. Now there is going to be
>> Yet Another Attempt
>> to enact draconian legislation through mislabeling the real purpose of
>> IP legislation by inserting
>> it as a rider to law supposedly intended to help in combatting
>> Cyber-terrorism: CISPA.
>> From the link below:
>> ‎"It's a little piece of Sopa [the Stop Online Piracy Act] wrapped up
>> in a bill that's
>> supposedly designed to facilitate detection of and defence against
>> cyber-security
>> threats. The language is so vague that an ISP could use it to monitor
>> communications of subscribers for potential infringement of
>> intellectual property."
>> In effect this law is directed against file-sharers, not Cyber terrorism.
>> http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-17730266
> How would CISPA impact Wikimedia?
> Kirill
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