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Link Harvest: How Congress Plans To Mess With DNS Routing

As reported by my PK colleague Sherwin Siy, the Senate is once again considering a bill that would allow copyright holders to go after "rogue websites" by pulling routing information out of the DNS. Last year this was a bill called COICA. This year, it has been renamed "The Protect IP Act" (PIPA) and while it has been modestly tweaked in a few places, it is still the same basic plan to fragment DNS in the name of copyright protection.
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