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Rupert Murdoch Pushing to Restrict the Internet

17th December 2011

By Madison Ruppert

Contributing Writer for Wake Up World

Today the United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee deliberated over the Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA for short.

As I have previously outlined, this legislation, like the sister legislation in the Senate known as the PROTECT IP Act, or PIPA, is incredibly dangerous.

This is being pushed under the auspices of combating internet privacy and protecting the intellectual property of content creators the world over, it is actually quite dangerous and has led many internet pioneers to speak out against it.

There are powerful lobbies pushing on both sides of this debate, with roughly 350 or more large corporations, along with Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation media empire, in favor of the bill and internet giants like Google, Yahoo! and AOL opposing it.

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