The Sony Pictures hack that has led to the cancellation of plans to screen and sell movie The Interview is a hot mess, as are the various revelations in the media based on emails leaked as part of that...
December 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog
February 16th, 2012 by Music Ally
Union Square Ventures' Fred Wilson was one of the prominent critics of the SOPA and PIPA legislation in the US, arguing that it could have hugely harmful effects for the kind of tech startups his company...
February 13th, 2012 by Music Ally
The proposed SOPA and PIPA legislation in the US is now on ice, but what about the global Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) that was negotiated behind closed doors for much of 2011?
February 9th, 2012 by Music Ally
RIAA boss Cary Sherman has come out all guns blazing against the technology industry in an op-ed piece for the New York Times, questioning whether the downfall of the SOPA and PIPA anti-piracy bills was...
February 1st, 2012 by Music Ally
With the proposed SOPA and PIPA legislation now on ice in the US, what next? Topspin's Ian Rogers has published a guest post on Hypebot with his own suggestion: "A content registry where copyright holders...
January 29th, 2012 by Stuart Dredge
Google’s role in the recent campaign against the proposed SOPA anti-piracy legislation in the US came in for a sustained attack by U2′s manager Paul McGuinness this morning, at the Midem conference...
January 26th, 2012 by Music Ally
EMI's VP of urban promotions Craig Davis is being hailed by technology sites for coming out against the SOPA and PIPA legislation, in an interview conducted with Reddit.
January 23rd, 2012 by Music Ally
The sponsors of the Stop Online Piracy Act and its Senate counterpart the Protect IP Act have both put the legislation on ice, following the fierce protests of recent weeks
January 20th, 2012 by Music Ally
It seems plenty of US politicians were keeping quiet about their views on the SOPA and PIPA anti-piracy legislation until gauging the level of opposition.