Kaspersky Lab Quits Business Software Alliance to Protest SOPA
By Fahmida Y. Rashid, eWeek
Lab has quit the Business Software Alliance to protest the controversial
anti-piracy bill currently making the rounds in Congress.
passed, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) would allow copyright holders to
order sites to be shut down just by claiming the sites were selling or
distributing counterfeit or pirated products. Many technology giants, including
Google, Yahoo, Facebook and Twitter, have opposed the bill, noting that it
amounted to Web censorship in the name of copyright protection.