Senate Online Piracy Bill Headed for the Floor in January

Wyden ready to filibuster

When the Senate returns Jan. 24, it will take up online piracy, one of the most contentious issues on the Hill that has pitted big technology against big media. Over…

SOPA Markup Halted; Opponents Get a Little More Time

Adjournment only delays inevitable

With 31 co-sponsors on both sides of the aisle, the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is likely unstoppable in the Judiciary Committee, despite a well-orchestrated and highly visible campaign…

Wyden, Issa Offer Protect IP Alternative

Hill debate about how to combat digital piracy continues

Hoping to stop the progress of bills under consideration in Congress that would put in place stricter laws to combat rogue websites, a bipartisan group of lawmakers offered a draft…

Opponents to Digital Piracy Bills Float Alternative

Would rely on International Trade Commission

The debate over how to stop foreign Web sites from stealing copyright works or selling counterfeit goods has been one of the most contentious on Capitol Hill, pitting big media…

House Holds One-Sided Hearing on Piracy Bill

Witness deck stacked in favor of controversial legislation

Opponents to the Stop Online Piracy Act and its Senate counterpart—including the nation's biggest Internet companies, like Google and Facebook—did everything they could to get their voices heard in advance…

'The Internet Community Is Always in a Complete Lather'

'Free Ride' author talks digital piracy bills in Congress

With the debate over bills meant to crack down on digital piracy heating up on Capitol Hill, Adweek caught up with Robert Levine, author of Free Ride: How Digital Parasites Are…

House Online Piracy Bill Faces Uproar From Internet Community

Lobbying against proposal got a head start

The House version of the Protect IP bill, legislation aimed at shutting down rogue websites, got a big reception on the Hill in advance of its introduction late Wednesday. But…