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The Battle for Digital Piracy

So, after this happened - BBC News - Megaupload file-sharing site shut down I've been noticing recently during my adventures on the high seas that most of these websites have suddenly shut down their file-sharing services. It seems like the U.S, and apparently quite a few other governments around the world are taking pretty offensive actions towards limiting user capabilities on the internet (what with recent push of SOPA and PIPA).

Piracy is obviously a huge problem, but it's scary to see what some of the side-effects of these actions have on what the internet is and your right to use it freely. I've seen how much the internet has changed since the 90's (has become massively commercialized), and it will be interesting to see what it's like 10 years from now...

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