How to guard your intellectual properties from trolls.
By Bryan Brown.
A big part of the reason people use an Internet connection is so that they can connect with other people.
But a recent survey by the US government showed that nearly 70% of people in the United States were not using the Internet as intended, and only 5% of those surveyed said they had been able to stop online abuse.
This year, Congress passed the PROTECT IP Act, which seeks to strengthen online privacy protections for users and online content creators.
But it’s not the only part of our government’s response to online abuse, and there’s no doubt that the online abuse problem is growing.
The PROTECT Internet Act, drafted by Rep. John Conyers Jr., D-Mich., and Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., would give businesses the authority to monitor their customers’ online activities, and it would make it easier for companies to take steps to protect themselves against online harassment.
“I’m concerned about the future of the Internet, the ability to connect people and to connect to each other, and I want to make sure we can protect those things,” Conyers told Business Insider.
The bill was first introduced in March and passed the House by a vote of 217-217.
A version of the bill was also introduced by Reps.
Alcee Hastings, D