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Issa introduces SOPA alternative in the House

Lawmakers opposing the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act have introduced alternative legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives.

SOPA and PIPA: Web protests seem to be a turning point

Opponents of the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act cheered Wednesday's Web blackout as a turning point in the debate over the two controversial copyright protection bills.

Supporters of SOPA, PIPA stick to their guns

Beleaguered supporters of two online antipiracy bills today downplayed widespread protests against the legislation and insisted the opposition is misguided.

U.S. lawmakers flip their positions on SOPA, PIPA

Some U.S. lawmakers have ad a change of heart about the controversial copyright enforcement bills.

How to access Wikipedia during its SOPA blackout

Like several other big websites, Wikipedia is blacked-out on Wednesday in order to protest the SOPA and PIPA legislation before Congress. Here's how to get your knowledge fix anyway.

Backers of SOPA and PIPA hopeful revised bills can move

Lawmakers behind the controversial SOPA and PIPA bills are hopeful that the legislation will move forward after some of their most contentious portions were dropped.

Jerry Yang leaves Yahoo

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang has left the company, the latest dramatic change at the top executive level of the embattled Internet company.

Leading ISPs, websites commit to June 6 start for IPv6

Several of the world's largest ISPs and websites have committed to permanently enabling IPv6 on their products.

Wikipedia to go dark in SOPA protest; Twitter declines

Wikipedia has decided to black out the English version of the online encyclopedia for 24 hours on Wednesday to protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act.

Opponent says SOPA may be stalled in Congress

Controversial online copyright enforcement bill the Stop Online Piracy Act may be stalled in the U.S. House of Representatives.

SOPA author to remove ISP blocking provision

The lead sponsor of the U.S. Stop Online Piracy Act, a controversial copyright enforcement bill, will remove a much-debated provision that would require Internet service providers to block their subscribers from accessing foreign websites accused of infringing the copyrights of U.S. companies.

Four Google social search tips for control and privacy

Google sparked controversy on Tuesday with the announcement of a major search update that includes content from its budding social network.

Use Fluid to create a Gmail app on your Mac

Macworld staff writer Lex Friedman explains how to use the free Fluid app to make a standalone Gmail icon in your Dock.

Senator: SOPA fight in 'last rounds'

Two lawmakers who are fighting the controversial SOPA and PIPA bills took their case to CES this week.

New era for Web site names begins Thursday

A new era of Web site naming begins Thursday, when Internet policymakers start accepting applications for hundreds -- perhaps thousands -- of new domain name extensions.