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Fast Company Magazine

SOPA And PIPA Aren’t The Only Tech Vs. White House Showdowns

1982 The Department of Justice dismisses a 13-year-long anti-trust case against IBM, after seeking to break up its alleged monopoly. Despite being deemed “without merit,” the case drained millions in resources and changed the company’s practices. 1992 The Scientific and Advanced-Technology Acts opens the NSFNET–then, the backbone of the Internet–to other non-government and research networks, giving birth to the modern Internet.

SOPA And PIPA Aren’t The Only Tech Vs. White House Showdowns
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