What Is SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act) All About?



 

The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA) may appear to be an issue for the US, but these changes could have far reaching powers to the extent that website owners in other countries such as the UK. They could find themselves under the microscope of the authorities and if they have been judged to have done something wrong or illegal, a website owner could end up falling foul of these changes to the way that copyrights are looked at and ultimately protected.

This infographic by Lumin Consulting attempts to explain the complex situation, which it does well actually but no matter what way you are looking at it falling foul of the SOPA and PIPA will be no laughing matter.



Source [The Blog Is Mine]

 







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