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Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)

8 Ratings: -4.5
A bill that was introduced in the United States House of Representatives on October 26, 2011.

The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), also known as H.R.3261, is a bill that was introduced in the United States House of Representatives on October 26, 2011, by Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX) and a bipartisan group of 12 initial co-sponsors. The bill … see full wiki

3 reviews about Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)
review by . January 19, 2012
posted in WHAT CAN I SAY?
I'm giving this letter a test run to see what others think of me sending it to a Senator for New York.    Dear Senator,     I guess it would be redundant to ask for the release of the monetary figures it took to get this bill a foothold in Congress. Exchanges for bills like that tend to happen only under the table. Perhaps that's part of SOPA's appeal - stopping The Smoking Gun from blowing the lid off ny more Congressional scandals which the public should …
review by . January 25, 2012
Though SOPA has been scuttled and probably consigned to abandonment, public vigilance is essential to ensure that subsequent bills of its ilk aren't passed. Prospectively, ACTA is far more egregious by virtue of its international support and implications, and numerous significant developing nations haven't been consulted in regard to its development. Legislation of this sort is merely corporate avarice manifest, and neither the lawyers who draft these bills nor the politicians paid to enact …
Quick Tip by . January 18, 2012
It's hard to believe that someone thought that this was a good idea and that enough people rallied behind him that it actually became something real that people have to vote on. I get the feeling that the people behind this bill probably don't know much about the internet aside from the occasional horrible news story about downloadings and Craigslist scandals. Furthermore, it's not a stretch to say that a lot of the corporations rallying behind it are only thinking about the monetary …
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