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ALA applauds Internet blackout in opposition to PIPA, SOPA

The American Library Association (ALA) applauds the numerous websites that have taken to the Internet to protest two Congressional bills — PIPA and SOPA — in a very public way. By either going dark or brandishing their website with a black box, sites such as Wikipedia, Reddit, Craigslist, Google, Tumblr…

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ALA sends letter to Senate Judiciary committee leadership opposing PROTECT IP Act

Yesterday the American Library Association, along with several other non-profit and library organizations, sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary committee leadership opposing S. 968 in its current form.  The bill, the Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011 (PROTECT IP Act…

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