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On line piracy legislation moves forward at a rapid pace

Under pressure from members of the entertainment industry and other content providers, Congress is expediting review of alternative legislative proposals to combat on-line piracy. The House of Representatives’ Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), H.R. 3261, has broad bipartisan support. Predicated on the recognition that the “takedown” scheme in the Digital Milleneum Copyright Act has not …