Archive for November 2011

Larry Debates Domain Seizures on PBS Newshour

  Larry appeared Tuesday night on the PBS Newshour to debate the latest round of government seizures of domain names as part of a crackdown on unlicensed sports apparel.  Debating a lawyer from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Larry repeated his concerns about the legal process being utilized by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.  He […]

Updates to the Media Page

  We’ve recently added over two dozen new posts to the Media page. Most have to do with SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, introduced a few weeks ago in Congress to cheers from the entertainment industry and jeers from Silicon Valley. The bill would make it easier–too easy–for copyright and trademark holders to turn […]


“Aarrgh: Congress Bungles Piracy Legislation,” The Heartland Institute, Nov. 18, 2011. Larry recorded a podcast with The Heartland Institute’s Bruce Walker to discuss developments in Congressional piracy laws, including SOPA and PIPA.


“This Week in Law: A Face for Booze,” This Week in Law, Nov. 18, 2011. Larry appeared on This Week in Law with Denise Howell to discuss the week’s developments in technology policy, including SOPA, the Patriot Act, and net neutrality.


“House SOPA Hearings Reveal Anti-Internet Bias on Committee, Witness List,” EWeek, Nov. 16, 2011. Larry spoke with eWeek’s Wayne Rash about House hearings over SOPA and their unbalanced witnesses.

Daily Caller/Bieber

“Justin Bieber and Net Neutrality: House Copyright Law Inspires PR War,” Daily Caller, Nov. 16, 2011. Larry speaks with the Daily Caller’s Josh Peterson on the three most serious flaws in the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act.

SOPA/Silicon Republic

“Sham of SOPA Hearing Riles up Key Internet Figures,” Silicon Republic, Nov. 16, 2011. Larry is quoted at length in this article criticizing unbalanced Judiciary Committee hearings on SOPA.

The Hill/NN Vote

“Despite Senate Victory, Court Battle Looms for Net-Neutrality Rules,” The Hill, Nov. 13, 2011. Larry spoke to The Hill’s Brendan Sasso following the Senate’s failure to nullify the FCC’s net neutrality rules. Larry explains the legal challenges to come in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.


“Piracy Legislation Needed to Solve Huge Problem, Experts Say,” PC World, Nov. 10, 2011. IDG’s coverage of the Congressional Internet Caucus debate on SOPA and PIPA.


“New Anti-Piracy Legislation Would Break the Internet Without Stopping Piracy,” Reason, Nov. 8, 2011. The rising chorus of opposition to SOPA includes Reason’s Peter Suderman, who quotes from Larry’s blog posts and CNET article.