BLACK OUT! SOPA and PIPA are BAD, BAD LAW

Posted by | January 18, 2012 | General | No Comments

 

 

Where’d everybody go?

Google, Wikipedia, Wired and Craigslist are blacked out in protest of the most dangerous IP legislation ever proposed:  SOPA & PIPA.  SOPA stands for the Stop Online Piracy Act and PIPA stands for the Protect IP Act.  Neither of them will do that.  Both raise serious censorship and bullying concerns.

Click HERE to sign Google’s Anti-SOPA/PIPA Petition.

Click below to read today’s articles from:

Reuters

LA Times

SF Chronicle

Huffington Post

ABC News

CBS News

Billboard

And now, BLACKOUT!

 

About Lara

Lara Pearson is a trademark attorney with Exemplar, where she also serves as the firm's Sustainability Steward. Lara's legal practice focuses on trademark and copyright law, including: intellectual property audits; trademark search & clearance; trademark and copyright registration & maintenance; intellectual property transfers; transactional work; and dispute resolution, including litigation when necessary. Lara primarily represents other social enterprises -- those leveraging their businesses and brands as catalysts for positive social and environmental change. Such businesses engage in CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) to have a positive "triple bottom line" of people, planet and profit. As Exemplar's Sustainability Steward, Lara works with others in her law firm to measure and reduce the firm's carbon emissions and encourage engagement in social responsibility initiatives, including pro bono legal work and volunteering. Lara is a proud member of the Social Venture Network. Brand Geek is a member of 1% for the Planet and a Certified B Corporation, whose Incline Village office is certified under the regional Keep the Sierra Green program. Exemplar Companies is the most innovative professional services firm in the New Economy. Our unique, diversified expertise spans the disciplines of corporate law, business advisory, and capital/investment banking to better meet the needs of our high-potential customers. We have assembled a comprehensive suite of service to meet the complex issues facing companies in today’s challenging business environment. Our unique, holistic approach ensures the growth and success – and greatly increases the competitive advantage - of our customers. The Exemplar team is comprised of knowledgeable, highly skilled experts in a wide range of industries and disciplines. They work closely with our customers to provide trusted advice, incomparable support, expert guidance and the ultimate competitive advantage as they accelerate their businesses and position themselves to transform industries.

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