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SOPA is dead, but CISPA may give Internet citizens a new cause

By Rick
Apr 13, 2012
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  1. Although the demise of SOPA is behind us, citizens of the Internet may have new cause for concern. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) has been gaining momentum…

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  2. You do still know that ACTA is still out there. :(
     
  3. Tygerstrike

    Tygerstrike TS Enthusiast Posts: 827   +93

    SOPA didnt allow these companys to go after offenders. This one reads like it does that. It gives them a vehicle to go after ppl. It may not be right but it is understandable. It looks like this bill goes directly after pirates. They can point to this bill and slam the internet closed on ppl.
     
  4. Who keeps coming up with these bills?
     
  5. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 976   +99

    This.

    Oh well Sopa, Acta, Pipa, Dipa, Shipa, Boopa, Dapa, Yarpa are dead guys ... we won.

    ... few weeks later.

    The Ultima Sopactpipdipshipbipdipipsapdupapagataalphaomega is out! Cmon don't let the interwebz die guiz.

    Sad but true. So lets make a bill that prevents all the other new bills to roll out :3
     
  6. Darkshadoe

    Darkshadoe TS Guru Posts: 570   +109

    They should have named it DERPA -

    D-umbass
    E-lected
    R-epresentives
    P-rotecting Big Business
    A-ct
     
  7. CISPA is pure evil. I hate it to the core.
     
  8. It's all because of something bigger than any kind of piracy. It's about the control over internet. Don't let them tell you there is piracy, terrorism and all crap designed to justify that kind of actions. We are safe, we are not pirates and so far internet is free - we should make sure it stays that way!
     
  9. Remember if you loose 1 of your rights...you will never have it again..and this kind of bill is done with a methodical intention...i cant remember the book but there are like 15 ways of pushing something that no one approves..and this particular method is pushing little by litle until..eventually most of the ppl will say "its not so bad" letting the bill to pass.

    So..this is bad their intentions are clear...why the US Again?...
     
  10. inventix1136

    inventix1136 TS Rookie Posts: 85   +14

    Whoever supports this bill and supported SOPA (before the uproar) gets voted out next election and I will be looking at independents due to the fact that there is very little difference between republicans and democrats, both are bribed and paid for by special interest groups and ABSOLUTELY DO NOT represent the people of the country. These guys make Russian businessmen seem like the proverbial boy scouts...

    People QUIT voting party line and do look at independents. If you don't then the party in power knows that no matter how badly they screw up, it is just an election cycle or two before they are back and thus there is no incentive to change.
     
  11. yRaz

    yRaz TS Maniac Posts: 1,035   +157

    Swing voters have to be some of the DUMBEST people I've ever met.

    Independents = Republicans who don't want to be associated with the GOP. I can't really blame them either.
     
     
  12. Marnomancer

    Marnomancer TS Booster Posts: 808   +51

    Another piece of crap meticulously planned to endanger our independence, drafted by Wall Street parasites.
    This is nonsense, really.
     
  13. as long as someone is playing off the politicians this is always going to be a topic
     
  14. So it basically makes having the internet like having a smartphone. They can watch your every move.

    Personally I think just because we have technology it doesnt somehow give the government the RIGHT to spy on technology. Slowly but for damn sure, we ARE losing rights to freedom
     


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