Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 16th Jan 2012 19:33 UTC
Internet & Networking Big news from Capitol Hill in Washington DC today: House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa has said that the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) has been "shelved" in the House of Representatives, meaning it has been put on indefinite hold until a consensus about the act can be reached. Sadly, SOPA's counterpart in the Senate, the Protect IP Act (PIPA) will still be pushed forward, meaning we must remain vigilant. Despite all of this, Wikipedia has announced it will join the blackout coming Wednesday.
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Thom_Holwerda
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2005-06-29

Didn't you just confirm my point though? Politicians in the US will dilute their positions so much they lose all meaning.

You are right though. We have 8 parties in our 150 seat parliament, allowing parties to be true to their idealogies.

Edited 2012-01-16 23:25 UTC

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