From falling in love to fearing China and India, here are the stories on innovation you couldn’t get enough of in 2011.
#10 - SOPAThe Stop Online Piracy Act has been a topic of intense interest online this year, involving myriad interest groups and placing Hollywood, Congress and Silicon Valley heavy-hitters and everyday Internet users in a fierce debate over how best to counteract online piracy. Ideas@Innovations blogger Dominic Basulto wrote about the “ugly message” the legislation sends to the world. This prompted commenter “alance” to write, “We are surrendering all of our rights, freedoms and liberties to an authoritarian police state formerly known as the USA.” Read “SOPA’s ugly message to the world”Tammie Arroyo/AP
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