Your Thoughts on PIPA and SOPA?

posted on 20th of january, 2012

For those of you Dreamstimers living in the United States, you've most certainly heard of PIPA and SOPA by now, either through the news or through the blackout of your favorite website this past week. Perhaps you've even pondered how it could potentially impact your sales of stock photography. Then again, perhaps you haven't.

In a war seemingly between the web industry and Hollywood, true internet freedom is potentially at stake as these two laws would be far too vague to protect intellectual property, while at the same time allowing the internet to survive and prosper as it does in its current form.

Read More about PIPA and SOPA here.

So, Dreamstimers, what are your thoughts on PIPA and SOPA?...

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Posted by Alvera on January 25, 2012
I put a link on my blog: http://alveraphoto.blogspot.com/2012/01/why-is-wikipedia-blacked-out.html
Posted by Peanutroaster on January 22, 2012
Hollywood seems to be the one pushing and maybe the solution wasn't the best but at least awareness of copyright violation as a crime has been raised. We have a new generation who believes everything should be free.
Posted by Egomezta on January 21, 2012
Some things shoud be done to control and stop piracy but PIPA and SOPA are not the way to solve the problem.

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