Post-SOPA surprise: Common ground for tech, big media | C-NET

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A spirit of cooperation appears to be rising in the technology and entertainment sectors regarding antipiracy efforts.

Three months after the defeat of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), leaders from both sides say they wish to work together to forge a new response to illegal file sharing. No kidding — there’s even talk about trying to once again pass antipiracy legislation.

Gigi Sohn, a well-known Internet freedom fighter, says she can help protect consumers by advising big media and ISPs on fair antipiracy rules.
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Though skeptics predict all these kumbaya feelings will quickly turn to bitterness, there’s no mistaking that detente is in the air.