Moscow-based security firm Kaspersky Lab is leaving a major software trade group to demonstrate its opposition to a Draconian copyright bill.
"Kaspersky Lab is aware of the public controversy and debates sparked by the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)," the company said in a statement provided to CNET. "Kaspersky Lab is occasionally mentioned in the discussion as a member of the Business Software Alliance (BSA), which supports the SOPA initiative.
Last month, BSA CEO Robert Holleyman said he believes that SOPA can promote creativity while deterring "bad actors". Holleyman, however, added that "valid and … Read more