The MPAA is discussing site blocking with major movie studios and law firms. They hope to implement site blocking within the United States using existing laws while avoiding a SOPA-style response from the public. While the use of site blocking to deal with copyright infringing sites is starting to take off in Europe, the United States has not yet experienced this type of censorship.
Two months ago in October, a major meeting involving dozens of studio executives, and maybe a Comcast senior engineer, took place. The agenda for the meeting included plan for overt and covert maneuvering to increase the support for site blocking policy.MPAA Developing “Legal” Site [...]