Downloaders, better watch
Anonymous has called for an Internet blackout in an attempt to get the Web to protest CISPA, the much maligned cyber security bill which threatens our privacy more than it protects it. But, unlike last year’s SOPA blackout, it seems no one is listening.
The RIAA slams Google for failing to hamper access to alleged pirate sites. But is that really Google’s job?
The Senate will be taking on much-needed digital rights legislation in the new 113th Congress, including requiring law enforcement to have warrants before poking around online communications.
2012’s biggest moments in music had nothing to do with Adele, “Call Me Maybe” or the Tupac hologram. The real news this year were the shifts at the intersection of music and technology as the industry tried to figure out its digital future.
Don’t let the bastards muzzle the Internet!