January 17, 2012

112th Congress Copyright Legislation to Watch

1-17-2012 National:

The latest round of anti-piracy legislation supposedly crafted to squelch online piracy has been thinly cloaked under the veil of copyright.

S. 2029: The Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade Act (OPEN Act)(introduced 12/17/11)

H.R. 3261: The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), also known as the Enforcing and Protecting American Rights Against Sites Intent on Theft and Exploitation (E-PARASITE bill) introduced 10/26/11)

S. 968: The Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011” (PROTECT IP Act of 2011 or PIPA) (introduced 5/12/11)

..Source.. by ALA

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