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24
Jan

5 Reasons America Doesn’t Need SOPA

The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) was a United States bill introduced by U.S. Representative Lamar S. Smith (R-TX) to expand the ability of U.S. law enforcement to fight online trafficking in copyrighted intellectual property and counterfeit goods.

Provisions included the requesting of court orders to bar advertising networks and payment facilities from conducting business with infringing websites, and search engines from linking to the sites, and court orders requiring Internet service providers to block access to the sites. The law would have expanded existing criminal laws to include unauthorized streaming of copyright material, imposing a maximum penalty of five years in prison.

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09
Jan

5 Reasons WordPress Works

1. Beyond Blogging

Aside from being the world’s largest self-hosted blogging tools, WordPress has grown dramatically since its first appearance in 2003. It now serves a variety of complex purposes including social media sites with BuddyPress, creative portfolios, news and review sites, as well as being used for Intranet purposes internally within an organization.

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