Via Pando Daily:
Remember a few years back when Hollywood studios tried — and famously failed — to ram the Stop Online Piracy Act through Congress? Well, two things have happened since a coalition of Silicon Valley companies, technology think tanks, and grassroots activists blocked passage of that draconian bill.
First and foremost, the Obama administration may be trying to quietly revive the same legislation. Second, we are learning that making Hollywood content more available online may be a far better way to halt piracy than simply putting more punitive statutes on the books.
If that sounds counterintuiti...