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[HUFFINGTONPOST] Rupert Murdoch Lobbies Congress To Restrict Internet

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WASHINGTON -- News Corp. honcho Rupert Murdoch threw his weight behind Congress' attempt to restrict the Internet, personally lobbying leaders on Capitol Hill Wednesday for two measures that purport to combat piracy.

Murdoch's media empire is among some 350 large corporations that have come out in favor of the Stop Online Piracy Act in the House, as well as the Protect IP Act in the Senate.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/07/rupert-murdoch-stop-online-piracy-act_n_1135452.html
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Silly old people
 
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Boo, boo, stink on you !!!!
Edited by downlinx - 12/8/11 at 8:02am
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First he shuts down his company then he complains. xD
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The only reason he's doing this is because his company was found to be guilty of illegally tapping phones and emails. This would just allow these corporations to break the law and get away with it.

It's no secret the old man is the Adolf Hitler of modern media.
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May he burn in hell.

There is no possible way that this ridiculous bill will pass.
     
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I hope he is the next Anon target...

Can he stop Youtube? I don't think so. I think he is mad because Indy-media is getting popular and he is slowly loosing power over the masses.
What a TROLL!
Edited by cayennemist - 12/8/11 at 9:22am
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Even if this law gets passed, "media piracy" is still going to thrive in other countries and ironically that is where the most theft occurs (outside the US).
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Originally Posted by XNine View Post

The only reason he's doing this is because his company was found to be guilty of illegally tapping phones and emails. This would just allow these corporations to break the law and get away with it.
It's no secret the old man is the Adolf Hitler of modern media.

That and these bills are an excellent way of snuffing out the competition. Why innovate when you can just keep the industry in the stone age?
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It's nothing unexpected. This guy with his news empire in the US and Australia has been lobbying against anything that's good for humanity. Why would he skip the internet? FREE SPEECH? FREE STUFF? NOT IN MY WORLD, he says.
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