The Morning Dump – April 8th

Did the Russians hack into the White House? Da? The Morning Dump – BI

Good News on SOPA

There is some good news on SOPA during the last 24 hours. First, the Obama White House has responded to the SOPA petitions with a statement: “not support legislation that reduces freedom of expression, increases cyber security risk, or undermines the dynamic, innovative global Internet.” This is not exactly a death knell for the bill but it helps to have the White House on the record.

Second bill sponsor Sen. Patrick Lehey (D-VT) has agreed to remove the DNS provision from SOPA.

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