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Rupert Murdoch attacks morality of Stop Online Piracy Act

by | 15th, January 2012

RUPERT Murdoch has used his new Twitter account to slam the White House and Google over the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)  the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA?) and the Online Protection and Digital ENforcement Act (OPEN). (Is the acronym decided upon before the words that explain it?)

Murdoch says Google of a friend to the film pirates, calling the web giant a piracy leader” .

Murdoch tweeted about his online search for Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol:

“Google great company doing many exciting things. Only one complaint, and it’s important. Just been to google search for mission impossible. Wow, several sites offering free links. I rest my case.”

Earlier Murdoch tweeted:

* “So Obama has thrown in his lot with Silicon Valley paymasters who threaten all software creators with piracy, plain thievery”

* “Piracy leader is Google who streams movies free, sells advts

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