Regulating the Internet would keep a check on such activity, narrowing it down quite immensely with stiffer laws.
Fraud and defamatory activities spread like wildfire throughout the Internet, where businesses and individuals would be protected against such viciousness if regulating policies were passed.
Piracy which poses as a threat to those who see free material as a way of harming their chances of being supported financially, is at an all-time high in our day and age.
With the largest interactivity that the internet allows, the ease in which sites and its contents can be created, and the extent that it is spread all people, we risk not being able to defend what is ours.
Indeed, these copyright holders have repeatedly made attempts to block websites from committing or facilitating online piracy, while websites claim that laws that try to limit the content within websites are encouraging censorship.
Supporters of the bill argue that Europe has a law similar to SOPA that polices by internet intermediaries and that it has effectively contributed to the eradication of online piracy.
What is misleading about this comparison is that the european law uses internet intermediaries, but have exceptions to the law so the ISPs still benefit.
There are many organization joining together to combat piracy, to include the United States, United Nations, international organizations, European Union’s Operation Atalanta, NATO’s Operations Allied Protector and Ocean Shield and Combined Maritime Forces’ Combined Task Force 151, but without judicial conseque...
Even though these online pirates steal music and movies from other companies and make a drastic profit, yet these “rogue” websites receive 53 billions visits a year from across the globe according to Creative America....
For every motion picture that has been featured in theaters also has been pirated onto the Internet the next day, and for every new musical album that is released, yet there is a free torrent file of the album within the same hour.
This can be done by copying, downloading, sharing, selling, or installing multiple copies onto personal or work computers.” (What is Software Piracy?) The whole idea behind software piracy is that you are purchas...
According to the International Maritime Bureau (2011) report, more than 60% of the piracy attacks were committed by Somali pirates in the first six months of 2011 and many of the attacks have been east and north-east of the Gulf of Aden where is a passage for 70% of the world’s petroleum traffic and 20% of the world’s commercial shipping....
The five most common types of software piracy are end user piracy, client-server overuse, Internet piracy, hard disk loading, and software counterfeiting.
There are many types of software that can be pirated including operating systems, application programs, internet downloads, including music, software, or movies.
Poskim, the formulators of the halacha, have had to make decisions on a variety of topics to accommodate fast-paced advancements in areas ranging from travel (When does one crossing the International Date Line celebrate a holiday?) to home appliances (Under what circumstances may one use a refrigerator on the Sabbath?).
There are many types of software that can be pirated including operating systems, application programs, as well as internet downloads including music, software, or movies.
One researcher commented on the topic, saying that piracy has “…been romanticized in such films as Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean” (Lunsford, “What Makes Piracy Work?”).