US Senate Trying to Pass Anti-Piracy Law


The US Senate judiciary committee is trying to pass legislation that would grant the government sweeping anti-piracy powers. The legislation would grant the attorney general the right to force service providers to take action against pirating websites. While the movie and music industries heavily favor the bill, many ISP executives don’t see it passing anytime soon.

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit


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