Things I’m Reading – Google, Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo claim MPAA is trying to resurrect Sopa

Google, Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo claim MPAA is trying to resurrect Sopa
By Samuel Gibbs

Technology companies file brief with New York court urging judges to strike down film studios’ injunction in MovieTube piracy case

Google, Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo have accused US film studios of attempting to resurrect the Stop Online Piracy Act (Sopa), which was defeated in Congress in 2012.

The US technology companies joined together to file a brief (pdf) with New York courts urging judges to strike down a preliminary injunction filed by six film studios of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), which calls for a blockade of the alleged piracy site Movietube.

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August 11, 2015 at 03:27PM
via Technology | The Guardian http://ift.tt/1N0QMNV

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