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Hypocrisy In Hollywood: The Infographic

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We spend some serious time outlining Hollywood hypocrisy around these parts, whether it be <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/sopa/" target="_blank">why SOPA is the worst</a>, or <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/pipa/" target="_blank">why PIPA is the worst</a>, or pretty much <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/author/dan-seitz" target="_blank">anything Dan writes</a>.

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JotForm’s Legal Nightmare Shows Why Government Shouldn’t Legislate the Web

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/6687328713_d7c062d443.jpg"></a>Amidst all the protesting and chaos as <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2012/01/yeah-that-sopa-blackout-was-mildly-effective/" target="_blank">the Internet turned around and gave Congress a mighty whack on the nose</a> for trying to pass the awful Stop Online Piracy Act and PROTECT IP Act, one question, well, denial, kept coming up: "C'mon.

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Sony Jacked Up The Price Of Whitney Houston’s Music 30 Minutes After Her Death

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By now, we all know all too well how the music industry <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2012/02/riaa-head-in-ny-times-op-ed-sopa-pipa-opponents-were-stupid-meanies/">loves to whine incessantly</a> about how internet leeches are bleeding it dry, and how it's been trying to get its bought and paid for henchmen in Washington to pass awful legislation like SOPA and PIPA so it can basically be instated as the internet's overlord.

Wil Wheaton makes a good point about SOPA, Hollywood Accounting

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Taking a well-deserved dump on SOPA and PIPA recently may have been the internet's finest moment, but it's likely we'll see similar bills before long because the MPAA is pushing hard for it.

CARY SHERMAN

RIAA Head In NY Times Op-Ed: SOPA & PIPA Opponents Were Stupid Meanies

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The New York Times <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/08/opinion/what-wikipedia-wont-tell-you.html?_r=1">today published an op-ed </a>written by Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) head Cary Sherman that's little more than a massive whine over the defeat of SOPA and PIPA that reads like a breakup letter written by a shocked, scornful former lover.

COMPUTER HACKERS

UFC Tapped Out By Internet Tough Guys

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UFC Executive Vice President Lawrence Epstein posted an editorial piece in the <a href="http://www.lvrj.com/opinion/hitting-rogue-websites-where-it-hurts-137844828.html?ref=828">Las Vegas Review-Journal</a> in support of the <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/sopa/">Stop Online Piracy Act</a>.

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Anonymous Is Throwing Its Usual Hissy Fit Today

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/anonymouse.jpg"></a>Don't worry if you can't access various government websites today: in the wake of MegaUpload getting taken down by the Feds, they're running around shutting down websites and being annoying.

SOPA PROTESTS

Yeah, That SOPA Blackout Was MILDLY Effective

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What is it that they say about a picture being worth a thousand words.

#JON STEWART

The Daily Show Finally Addresses SOPA, PIPA

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I recently read, and I sadly can't recall where, that someone had attended a taping of the Daily Show and -- in the Q&A session that takes place between Jon Stewart and his audience before each show -- questioned why the show had yet to utter a word about SOPA and PIPA.

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PIPA Appears Just As Dead As SOPA

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Yesterday was a whirlwind for pretty much the entire Internet.

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Delicious SOPA-PIPAs And Links

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Boo Internet Censorship, Yay Internet Freedom: The Anti-SOPA Meme |<a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2012/01/boo-internet-censorship-yay-internet-freedom-the-anti-sopa-meme" target="blank">Warming Glow</a>| SPLOOSH.

SOPA PROTESTS

The Horrors Of SOPA Explained In A Single 4-Minute Video

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On a day when SOPA was a big topic of conversation on the web, I figure this is a good way to close it out: A four minute video that pretty comprehensively explains what SOPA is and why it's a cancer to the web we've all come to know and love.

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MPAA Hits New Low In Self Pity Over SOPA

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/censored1.jpg"></a>As you know, <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2012/01/wikipedia-goes-dark-uniformed-masses-freak-out/">Wikipedia, Reddit and a few other sites are completely blacked out today</a>, and many other sites are protesting in other ways.

Dexter

Boo Internet Censorship, Yay Internet Freedom: The Anti-SOPA Meme

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How many times have you gone to Wikipedia today, only to get their “Imagine a World without Free Knowledge” message.

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Wikipedia Goes Dark, Uninformed Masses Freak Out

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In case you were wondering, <a href="http://www.wikipedia.org/">Wikipedia</a>, <a href="http://www.reddit.com/">Reddit</a> and <a href="http://boingboing.net/">Boing Boing</a> all followed through with <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2012/01/reddit-wikipedia-boing-boing-will-all-go-dark-tomorrow-to-protest-sopa/">their promise to go dark in</a> protest of the, as Charles Barkley would say, TURRIBLE Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).

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Down With SOPA, Up With Pretty Ballerinas

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SOPA PROTESTS

Reddit, Wikipedia, Boing Boing Will All Go Dark Tomorrow To Protest SOPA

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Despite the fact that the festering port-o-potty of a piracy prevention bill -- the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) -- <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/technology/2012/01/obama-white-house-voices-concerns-over-sopa/">is effectively dead</a>, Wikipedia, Reddit and <a href="http://boingboing.net/2012/01/14/boing-boing-will-go-dark-on-ja.html">Boing Boing</a> are <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wikipedia-blackout-websites-wikipedia-reddit-dark-wednesday-protest/story?id=15373251#.TxXqJCNGw_Y">all going forward with plans to go dark tomorrow</a>.

BAD IDEAS

SOPA Is Dead. For Now.

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/shutterstock_71132098.jpg"></a>Pat yourself on the back, Internet.


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