This protocol was the controversial term Internet Censorship. The question that has been fought for the beginning of this new implementation, especially to those countries that relies heavily on internet access and commodities, is that: Is Internet Censorship really a good idea? Did it really provided changes and security on the people as they exposed themselves to the impending threats of internet surfing and other activities? How about the hampered freedom of expression? Did the benefits outweigh the risks in this particular situation?
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The copy and distribution of digital files increased due to technology (Torr). Internet piracy, considered a problem all over the world, stands as difficult to stop along with other kinds of piracy (What Is Internet Piracy?). Anything can be digitalized and once something becomes digitalized it will be shared all over the internet (Torr). Canadian and European laws allow for the downloading of copyright files for personal us... ... middle of paper ... ...Vulnerable?"
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The new internet legislation acts, SOPA and PIPA, are creating serious disputes between internet corporations and national authorities. Those acts seem to be hindering global freedom of expression, which goes against the bases of the concept of the cyber-world. The internet has proved to be one of the most revolutionary concept and tool of the century taking communication and sharing of information to a whole new level. From education to arts and politics, people have access to knowledge with little or no limits. The dependance on the internet has become of great importance in today's world, and so imposing regulations and limits to it creates a controversial polemic worldwide.