White House: SOPA a Serious Risk; Opposition Gains Victory

White House: SOPA a Serious Risk; Opposition Gains Victory Avatar Posted by stephen1983 under Technology
From http://www.thewebshowroom.com.au 1555 days ago
Made Hot by: amadon on January 27, 2012 1:50 pm
January 13, 2012 - Those opposing the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) gained a considerable victory after SOPA author Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX) announced the removal of the domain-name system (DNS) blocking provisions of the bill. “After consultation with industry groups across the country I feel we should remove DNS-blocking from the Stop Online Piracy Act so that the [U.S. House Judiciary] Committee can further examine the issues surrounding this provision,” Smith said in a statement released by his office.



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