Occupy this: 5 Internet regulations we need to destroy

SOPA and PIPA may be on the ropes, but the Internet still needs your help. Here, five government efforts that threaten to dramatically change our online world — and how to fight back against them.

SOPA blackout infographic shows the power of online activism

A new infographic from Frugal Dad reveals the full extent of the January 18 Web protest against the "Stop Online Piracy Act" (SOPA) and the "PROTECT IP Act" (PIPA). See it below.

Can online activists eliminate politicians that don’t understand the Internet?

While political leaders continue to propose new bills that refine Internet freedom and privacy, one social, Internet organization plans to use political action committees to influence popular public opinion.

Megaupload effect: FileSonic drops file sharing, drops the US

Following Megaupoad's shut down, FileSonic has disabled all file-sharing, and has blocked access to US users.

Weekly Rewind: SOPA blackout raises awareness, Facebook launches Open Graph, Apple takes on textbooks with iBooks 2

This week we experienced widespread Internet panic following the SOPA protect blackout, saw the launch of Facebook's Open Graph, and learned about Apple's plans to revolutionize educational textbooks.

SOPA stopped: Chief sponsor delays action indefinitely

Rep. Lamar Smith, chief sponsor of the "Stop Online Piracy Act" (SOPA), says he will delay further action on the controversial anti-piracy bill until further consensus can be reached.

PIPA vote canceled by Sen. Harry Reid

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has canceled the January 24 vote on the "PROTECT IP Act" (PIPA).
Home Theater

While MPAA watches SOPA crumble, digital rentals rise as physical rentals decline

As more consumers turn to streaming video rentals on services like Amazon Prime, Vudu and iTunes, physical disc rentals are falling and leaving movie studios wondering how to best distribute films.

Anonymous shuts down federal and music industry sites as vengeance for MegaUpload; UPDATE: taken down

In response to the government's move against MegaUpload, Anonymous has successfully attacked a handful of federal and industry domains, including the Department of Justice.

SOPA/PIPA blackout: By the numbers

Whether or not Wednesday's SOPA/PIPA blackout was a success remains to be seen, so we'll let the statistics surrounding the action speak for themselves.
Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg speaks out against SOPA, rediscovers Twitter

While Facebook management remained silent regarding any potential blackout prior to today's protests, CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke out against the bills earlier today.

Wikipedia editors react: the SOPA blackout is wrong

Some close to the issue at hand believe Wikipedia sacrificed its reputation to take a stance on SOPA.