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Google's Schmidt Blasts Internet Copyright Bills [USA]

Author: Reuters [USA], Published on: 15 November 2011

Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt blasted proposed legislation to tighten online copyright regulation…saying the bills would lead to censorship of the Internet. Intended to combat the trade in pirated movies and music, the two bills would give copyright holders and law enforcement officials added powers to cut off websites and require search engines, payment collectors and others to block access. "The solutions are draconian,'' Schmidt said…"There's a bill that would require (Internet service providers) to remove URLs from the Web, which is also known as censorship last time I checked.'' [also refers to AOL, eBay, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter]

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Related companies: AOL eBay Facebook Google (part of Alphabet) Twitter Yahoo! (part of Verizon)