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    the Stop Online Piracy Act: a bill presented in the House of Representatives in the US which would enable the US Justice Department to act against websites anywhere in the world if they were believed to be breaking US copyright laws

    As the realities of SOPA passing become an Orwellian-threat almost coming to life, computer users are quickly taking to the Web to spread information to other surfers on how to sneak past the firewall that could cause the censoring of the Internet.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 19/01/2012

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