Senator Wyden and Representative Issa spoke about SOPA at CES and warned that there’s not much time left to stop the legislation. IBI Times and cnet discuss their remarks.
The Brookings Institute hosted an event yesterday entitled “Principles of Internet Governance: An Agenda for Economic Growth and Innovation.” You can watch the event here, and read a recap of the event from National Journal.
Pirate Bay is again “clogged up” by Dutch Authorities, who have ordered two ISPs to block access to the site, or face daily fines of €10,000.
Carl Szabo at NetChoice discusses the Second Circuit decision of Kirstaeng v Wiley & Sons that held the first-sale doctrine is inapplicable for products manufactured outside the US. NetChoice has filed an amicus brief to the Supreme Court asking the Court to overturn the decision.
The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Agency (NOAA) has completed its transition to a cloud based email system, as part of a broader government cost savings effort to move appropriate systems to the cloud.
Stacey Higginbotham at GigaOM asks some crucial questions about what we want and need our elected officials to understand about technology and the Internet, a “political litmus test for tech.” In addition to Higginbotham’s questions – what do you think is important for our leaders to grasp in this area?