Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 18th Nov 2010 23:51 UTC
Legal "The Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act sets up a system through which the US government can blacklist a pirate website from the Domain Name System, ban credit card companies from processing US payments to the site, and forbid online ad networks from working with the site. This morning, COICA unanimously passed the Senate Judiciary Committee."
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RE: Comment by NuxRo
by Almafeta on Fri 19th Nov 2010 03:44 UTC in reply to "Comment by NuxRo"
Almafeta
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I don't think this will pass a supreme court review. Then again, sex offender lists have been upheld, so.

Worth reading,
http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20101118/10291211924/the-19-senato...

Maybe less future votes will go to those guys (though I'm sure RIAA and the like have plenty of senators in their sleeve anyway).


The most surprising of these is Al Franken, one of only three US senators known to use a computer.

If he voted for this, I wonder what was in the versions that didn't make it.

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