AtRandom #18: SOPA and the Alternet

SOPA and PIPA, the controversial USA bills recently being introduced, aim to give the government a much greater degree of control of the content and continued running of websites, and have caused extensive concern that their vague and far-reaching nature could mean the beginning of the end for truly free speech on the Internet.

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Today the AtRandom team talks about the mooted SOPA and PIPA legislation, what it seeks to do, what it could mean for the Internet, and about censorship and communication’s parts in the debate.

John Wordsworth

All round geek and gamer with extensive experience developing for the web and mobile platforms. Having spent far too many years in education acquiring a PhD in Applied Mathematics, John is now looking to keep up the fun by developing apps and games.

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