Maybe blacking out their Web sites would be over-kill, but the Internet giants could use other joint tactics to kill Stop Online Piracy Act off.
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Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge PC operating system. SJVN covers networking, Linux, open source, and operating systems.
The newest Firefox is faster, better, and its parent group is well financed, but is it this version, Firefox 9.01, good enough to win back fickle Web browser users?
IE is still the number one Web browser, but it may go below 50% of the market as early as March according to one measurement, and below 40% on another. Oh, and the single most popular Web browser of all? Google's Chrome 16.
The Internet speaks and Verizon is forced to listen.
This time Go Daddy really does get off the Stop Online Piracy Act bandwagon. No! Really!
You know that easy to setup Wi-Fi access point or router of yours? It turns out that the easy to setup part is also easy to hack: Really easy to hack.
Networking and the Internet are shifting under our feet and so is our world.
Go Daddy, the prominent Internet domain registry, is still supporting the Stop Online Piracy Act... sort of, kind of
We counted Mozilla out of the running too early. With $300-million a year in revenue from Google, Firefox is going to stay a major Web browser player. The big loser? Microsoft.
When everyone illegally downloads TV, movies, and music, isn't it time for a different business model?