Jan 24th 2012

Why fake handbags could mean your internet activity is monitoried

Back in 2007, L’Oreal and other luxury brands brought a court case against eBay because of fake goods being sold on the site. In many ways, the arguments were the same as those advanced in support of SOPA and PIPA – namely, that sites should take on a much greater policing role themselves, and be […]

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Jan 17th 2012

Going offline to defend privacy and freedom online

On January 18 2011, Wikipedia will voluntarily shut its website down for twelve hours, in protest at two pieces of legislation being considered in the US – SOPA and PIPA. Big Brother Watch will be doing the same. Yes, it may appear a futile gesture. But we believe this is too important an issue to […]

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