SOPABy Gabe DP 11
What is SOPA? SOPA: Stop Online Piracy Act The Internet Blacklist Bill:  -    US Government allowed to block  the Americ...
How Do They Block? SOPA uses DNS Blocking(a website  censorship method). DNS is also used by China, Iran, and  Syria.Wha...
When does a site getblocked? Numbers of infringing links in the website. Copyright (posting something that is not  yours...
Example SOPA Cases http://www.megaupload.com File-sharing site Hong Kong-based site Kim Schmitz, aka Kim Dotcom – Foun...
Arrest to Megaupload KimSchmitz, Hong Kong, aka Kim Dotcom(37) –  Founder Finn Batato (38), Germany –Chief Marketing Off...
White House Position On January 14, 2012, Obama  administration responded to the bill. The white house are AGAINST the b...
Protest Action November 16, 2011; Tumblr, Mozilla,  Techdirt. Displayed black banners over  website logos with ―STOP CENS...
Could this be the law? Yes it can, the bill supporters had been  increasing.
The Affects of SOPA on theSociety Communication through the Internet could be  limited to what you send. Education can h...
Citation "Feds Shutter Megaupload, Arrest Executives |  Threat Level | Wired.com." Wired.com. 19 Jan.  2012. Web. 05 Feb....
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  1. 1. SOPABy Gabe DP 11
  2. 2. What is SOPA? SOPA: Stop Online Piracy Act The Internet Blacklist Bill: - US Government allowed to block the American’s access to websites. - US Government allowed to block American websites. Bill introduce by U.S. Representative Lamar S. Smith
  3. 3. How Do They Block? SOPA uses DNS Blocking(a website censorship method). DNS is also used by China, Iran, and Syria.What is DNS? DNS:Domain Name System A standard protocol for how computers exchange data on the Internet or private networks.
  4. 4. When does a site getblocked? Numbers of infringing links in the website. Copyright (posting something that is not yours. “the users posted it!”– Website operator “You didn’t do enough to stop it”– SOPA Sites at greatest risk of getting blocked:  Vimeo  Facebook  Myspace  AOL  Twitter
  5. 5. Example SOPA Cases http://www.megaupload.com File-sharing site Hong Kong-based site Kim Schmitz, aka Kim Dotcom – Founder Caught for:  Copyright Infringement ($ 500 million)  Money Laundering (pays users to upload infringing content, “uploader reward” program)  Thousands of third-party linking site
  6. 6. Arrest to Megaupload KimSchmitz, Hong Kong, aka Kim Dotcom(37) – Founder Finn Batato (38), Germany –Chief Marketing Officer Julius Bencko (35), Slovakia –Graphic Designer Sven Echternach (39), Germany – Head of Business Development Mathias Ortmann (40), Germany – Chief Technical Officer, Co-Founder, and Director Andrus Nomm (32), Estonia – Software Programmer Bram van derKolk (29), Dutch - Programmer
  7. 7. White House Position On January 14, 2012, Obama administration responded to the bill. The white house are AGAINST the bill. More than 100,000 people petitioned the White House in protest.
  8. 8. Protest Action November 16, 2011; Tumblr, Mozilla, Techdirt. Displayed black banners over website logos with ―STOP CENSORSHIP‖ January 18, 2012; Wikipedia blackout for 24 hour. January 19, 2012; Linked Digital Attack Protest by Anonymous. 5,635 people participating.
  9. 9. Could this be the law? Yes it can, the bill supporters had been increasing.
  10. 10. The Affects of SOPA on theSociety Communication through the Internet could be limited to what you send. Education can have less sources to use. Blogs going to be boring. 78% of America are using the Internet, if the internet get’s block, they become the next China.
  11. 11. Citation "Feds Shutter Megaupload, Arrest Executives | Threat Level | Wired.com." Wired.com. 19 Jan. 2012. Web. 05 Feb. 2012. <http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/01/me gaupload-indicted-shuttered/>. "SOPA Infographic." Stop American Censorship — a Campaign from Fight for the Future. Web. 05 Feb. 2012. <http://www.americancensorship.org/infographi c.html>. "Stop Online Piracy Act." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 05 Feb. 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stop_Online_Piracy _Act>.

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