Public advocacy group proposes 5 alternatives to SOPA

Public Knowledge launches the Internet Blueprint project, allows users to vote on copyright bills

Copyright infringement is a hot-button issue, especially in today’s age of digital piracy and illegal file sharing. Efforts to combat online theft in the form of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) failed earlier this year. But now, a public advocacy group is offering its own plan to balance Internet openness and copyright protection.

Public Knowledge recently launched the Internet Blueprint project, aimed at developing bills that will “strengthen and improve the way that the internet and law relate to one another.” The Washington Post’s Brad Plumer analyzed the project’s main aims, and broke them down as follows:

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