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PHIL 231: Media Ethics: Selected Web Sources

Spring 2015/ Dr. Achim Koeddermann

Kant

Immanuel Kant: What is Enlightenment? (Was ist Aufklarung?)

The Two Worlds of Reality (Read about Kant's insight into the dual nature of reality)

PIPA/SOPA

  • Senate 968: Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA)
    From Open Congress. "Establishes a system for taking down websites that the Justice Department determines to be "dedicated to infringing activities." The DoJ or the copyright owner would be able to commence a legal action against the alleged infringer and the DoJ would be allowed to demand that search engines, social networking sites and domain name services block access to the targeted site"
  • H.R.3261 - Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)
    From Open Congress. "This bill would establish a system for taking down websites that the Justice Department determines to be dedicated to copyright infringment. The DoJ or the copyright owner would be able to commence a legal action against any site they deem to have "only limited purpose or use other than infringement," and the DoJ would be allowed to demand that search engines, social networking sites and domain name services block access to the targeted site."