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  • Five major SOPA supporters

    The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and its Senate counterpart, the Protect IP Act or PIPA, would allow the US government to seek a court order and even shut down websites that contain content or links “committing or facilitating online piracy.”  Moreover, advertisers and Internet service providers would be banned from doing business with violators.However, payment and advertising networks, search engines or service providers that take voluntary action to redress detected violations – by terminating businesses with transgressor sites or comply with the law – will be granted immunity from liability charges.On Sept. 22, 2011, more than 350 trade associations, professional and labor organizations, and businesses signed a letter urging Congress to enact legislation to stop “rogue sites” from copyright infringement.Here are five key SOPA and PIPA supporters:

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  • Chapter & Verse Tom Clancy, prolific thriller author, dies (+video)

    Tom Clancy was behind such novels as 'Patriot Games' and 'The Hunt for Red October.'

  • Five major SOPA supporters

    The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and its Senate counterpart, the Protect IP Act or PIPA, would allow the US government to seek a court order and even shut down websites that contain content or links “committing or facilitating online piracy.”  Moreover, advertisers and Internet service providers would be banned from doing business with violators.However, payment and advertising networks, search engines or service providers that take voluntary action to redress detected violations – by terminating businesses with transgressor sites or comply with the law – will be granted immunity from liability charges.On Sept. 22, 2011, more than 350 trade associations, professional and labor organizations, and businesses signed a letter urging Congress to enact legislation to stop “rogue sites” from copyright infringement.Here are five key SOPA and PIPA supporters:

  • SOPA fight over 'Internet censorship' attracts Yahoo, Google

    Horizons SOPA fight over 'Internet censorship' attracts Yahoo, Google

    SOPA "jeopardizes" Internet business, claim Twitter, Google, Yahoo and others. The SOPA bill amounts to "Internet censorship," some argue.

  • From our files: An interview with Lynn Redgrave

    From our files: An interview with Lynn Redgrave

    In 1993, Monitor correspondent Tony Vellela spoke with Lynn Redgrave, the 1960s acting sensation who later dramatized her own troubled past in a one-woman show titled "Shakespeare for My Father." Lynn Redgrave passed away on Sunday.

  • Battle over Confederate flag hits highways

    Battle over Confederate flag hits highways

    Huge displays along interstates raise old debates over the history of war and slavery.

  • Can competitions raise 'cool' factor of math, science?

    Can competitions raise 'cool' factor of math, science?

    Math bees and science smackdowns for teen brainiacs are on the rise, along with efforts to fuel interest in those fields.