This time, we look at the Stop Online Piracy Act and PROTECT-IP, legislation that may change the Internet forever. But what is the threat exactly, and how worried should we be? Remember to leave your comments here and/or at (312) 233-2865.
- Video games first, God's house comes after
- Ready for iTunes?
- The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT-IP Act (PIPA), like a bad Greek date
- Who's backing the legislation? Who's against it?
- Can Nintendo and Sony bring down YouTube?
- Dangers of the legislation: vague language and a lack of technical understanding
- Who's really targeted by SOPA and PIPA? Is the threat overblown?
- Do we need stronger laws or smarter game design to combat piracy?
- A proposal to differentiate between commercial and non-commercial sites
- Refining fair-use and copyright laws
- Alternatives to SOPA and PIPA
- VCRs, game rentals, and other signs that maybe our rights haven't been eroded
- Is it too late to get serious about piracy?
- Piracy as protest
- Two wrongs often make a right
- Are YouTube videos akin to historical documents?
- Pirating out of compulsion
- Steam can save us
- A tangent: Japanese versus Western game companies
- Kick out the lobbyists
- Eric's "100 years of Dark Souls" continues, with a Mario Kart 7 drive-by
- The only bad thing about Link's Awakening is playing it on the 3DS
- Saints' Row: The Third teaches us about acceptable Japanese penis imagery
- Chuck continues to rule at Assassin's Creed: Revelations and Infinity Blade 2
- Infinity Blade as an arcade game
- Classes and customization in Brink
- The beauty of Dead Space
- Damn the head crab offspring
- The weird jumping physics of the Uncharted series
- Combat in Skyward Sword
- Nintendo's mistaken about its mistake
- The power of a TNL friends list
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