November 15 – Broadcasting & Cable
By John Eggerton
Concerned that SOPA and PROTECT IP Acts would undercut a safe harbor in the DMCA that protects companies that make good faith efforts to remove infringing content from their sites
Capitol Hill was buzzing Tuesday with public interest groups and Web companies opposed to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), which is getting a markup in the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday.
Public interest groups including Public Knowledge were seeking a seat at the witness table, saying it lacked their perspective.
They also held a press conference with sympathetic legislators to outline their concerns.
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