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Notes from the Electronic Cottage 1/19/12

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

It seems that discussion over the PROTECT-IP act in the Senate and SOPA in the house is heating up. The mainstream press is now all over this story and important Internet services like Wikipedia, Google, WordPress, Reddit and others staged a day of protest over these proposed acts on January 18, 2012. Let’s catch up on where things stand at present and on some of the larger issues that aren’t getting a lot of attention in the regular press.