Stop Online Piracy Act

SOPA activist Aaron Swartz has died

Aaron Swartz, programmer and Internet activist who helped scrap the Stop Online Piracy Act bill from passing in Congress through his Demand Progress group, has died.

Stop Online Piracy Act headlines

  • Epic says it does not "support the current version of SOPA"

    Epic Games has stated it does not support the current version of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), a bill drafted by Texas Republican Representative Lamar Smith and 12 co-sponsors.

  • ESA re-affirms SOPA support, mindful of "concerns"

    US lobby group ESA has issued a statement re-affirming its support of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) bill currently floating around in the US House and Senate, following the removal of EA, Nintendo and Sony from a list of companies which specifically support the move.