October 27 - Variety
By Ted Johnson
House Judiciary Committee introduces Stop Online Piracy Act
Leaders of the House Judiciary Committee introduced their long-awaited Stop Online Piracy Act on Wednesday, with support from a wide spectrum of Hollywood studio and labor, but opposition from tech companies.
The House's version of a Senate bill is aimed at curbing websites devoted to selling infringing content like movies, TV shows and music, as well as choking off support of such ventures from payment processors, Internet providers, ad networks and search engines.
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