Stop Online Piracy Act HR 3261

Sponsor: Lamar Smith (TX)

SOPA proposed to give law enforcement and content owners expanded abilities to fight intellectual property violations. SOPA was the target of a global online protest, ultimately stopping the bill.

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Tech-Friendly Legislators

0% Support
100% Oppose

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Opposition

SOPA was referred to committee and is highly unlikely to brought to a vote

Source: Wikipedia

  • Gospel Music Association
  • Hachette Book Group
  • HarperCollins Publishers Worldwide, Inc.
  • Hyperion Books
  • Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA)
  • Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) [4]
  • International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees (IATSE)
  • International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC)
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
  • International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)
  • International Trademark Association(INTA)
  • International Union of Police Associations
  • L’Oreal
  • Lost Highway Records
  • Macmillan
  • Major County Sheriffs
  • Major League Baseball
  • Majority City Chiefs
  • Marvel Entertainment, LLC
  • MasterCard Worldwide
  • MCA Records
  • McGraw-Hill Education
  • Mercury Nashville
  • Minor League Baseball (MiLB)
  • Minority Media & Telecom Council(MMTC)
  • Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) [5]
  • Moving Picture Technicians
  • MPA – The Association of Magazine Media
  • National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
  • National Association of Prosecutor Coordinators
  • National Association of State Chief Information Officers
  • National Basketball Association(NBA)
  • National Cable & Telecommunications Association(NCTA)
  • National Center for Victims of Crime
  • National Criminal Justice Association
  • National District Attorneys Association
  • National Domestic Preparedness Coalition
  • National Football League
  • National Governors Association, Economic Development and Commerce Committee
  • National League of Cities
  • National Narcotics Officers’ Associations’ Coalition
  • National Sheriffs' Association (NSA)
  • National Songwriters Association
  • National Troopers Coalition
  • News Corporation
  • Pearson Education
  • Penguin Group (USA), Inc.
  • Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
  • Pfizer, Inc.
  • Provident Music Group
  • Random House
  • Raulet Property Partners
  • Republic Nashville
  • Revlon
  • Scholastic, Inc.
  • Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
  • SESAC [6]
  • Showdog Universal Music
  • Sony/ATV Music Publishing
  • Sony Music Entertainment
  • Sony Music Nashville
  • State International Development Organization (SIDO)
  • The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO)
  • Perseus Books Group
  • United States Conference of Mayors
  • Tiffany & Co.
  • Time Warner
  • True Religion Brand Jeans
  • UMG Publishing Group Nashville
  • United States Chamber of Commerce
  • United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
  • United States Olympic Committee
  • United States Tennis Association
  • Universal Music
  • Universal Music Publishing Group
  • Viacom
  • Visa Inc.
  • W.W. Norton & Company
  • Wallace Bajjali Development Partners, L.P.
  • Warner Music Group
  • Warner Music Nashville
  • Wolters Kluwer Health
  • Word Entertainment
  • Zumba Fitness, LLC

Source: Wikipedia

  • 38 Studios[12]
  • 4chan[13][14]
  • 9GAG
  • American Association of Law Libraries[15]
  • American Civil Liberties Union[15][16]
  • American Library Association[15]
  • Americans for Job Security[15]
  • American Society of News Editors[15]
  • Association of College and Research Libraries[15]
  • Association of Research Libraries[15]
  • Amazon.com[17]
  • Anonymous[18]
  • AOL[1][14]
  • Ars Technica[19][20]
  • Benetech[15]
  • BoingBoing[20][21]
  • Brookings Institution[15]
  • BuzzFeed[22]
  • Center for Democracy and Technology[15]
  • Cheezburger Network[20][23][24]
  • CloudFlare[14]
  • Competitive Enterprise Institute[15]
  • Computer & Communication Industry Association[25]
  • Consumer Electronics Association[26]
  • Consumer Federation of America[15]
  • Consumers Union[15]
  • cPanel[27][28]
  • Craigslist[20][24]
  • Creative Commons[14][22]
  • Creators' Freedom Project[15]
  • The Daily Californian[15]
  • Daily Kos[13][14]
  • Demand Progress[15]
  • Destructoid[14][18][26]
  • Democracy for America[citation needed]
  • Dinosaur Comics[26]
  • Disqus[14]
  • Domain.com[29]
  • Don't Censor the Net[15]
  • DreamHost[29][30]
  • eBay[1][14]
  • Educause[15]
  • Encyclopaedia Metallum[31]
  • Engine Advocacy[15]
  • Entertainment Consumers Association[15]
  • Electronic Frontier Foundation[26]
  • Embedly[14]
  • Epic Games[12]
  • ESET[14]
  • Etsy[14][15]
  • Facebook[11][32]
  • Fark[21][24]
  • Fight for the Future[15]
  • Flickr[22][33]
  • foursquare[14][15]
  • Freedom House[15]
  • Freepress.org[34][35]
  • Frozenbyte[12][36]
  • Future of Music Coalition[15]
  • The Ginever Alliance[37][38]
  • GitHub[14]
  • Gizmodo[39]
  • Good Magazine[22][40]
  • Good Old Games[12][36]
  • Google[11][24]
  • Greenpeace[22][41]
  • Grooveshark[14][15]
  • Hacker News[13]
  • Harvard Law School[22]
  • Heritage Action for America[42]
  • HostGator[14][30]
  • Hover[30]
  • The Huffington Post[14]
  • The Hype Machine[14][15]
  • IAC[15]
  • identi.ca[43]
  • IGN[44]
  • Imgur[22][45]
  • Information Technology Industry Council[15]
  • Institute for Intellectual Property & Social Justice[15]
  • Internet Archive[46]
  • Internet Society[15]
  • Irregular Times[15]
  • Kaspersky Lab[14]
  • Kickstarter[14][15]
  • Kornspace[47]
  • Lea-Linux[48]
  • Library Copyright Alliance[15]
  • LinkedIn[14][49]
  • Linode[14]
  • Los Angeles Times[15]
  • MAAWG[15]
  • Major League Gaming[50]
  • The Massachusetts Daily Collegian[15]
  • Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyAdmissions[21][22][51]
  • McSweeney's[13]
  • Media Access Project[15]
  • Media Temple[14]
  • Megaupload[52]
  • Mercury Radio Arts[35][53]
  • MetaFilter[22][26]
  • Microsoft[49]
  • Middlebury College[22]
  • Minnesota Daily[15]
  • Miro[54]
  • Mojang[12][18]
  • MoveOn.org[20][21]
  • Mozilla Foundation[1][21]
  • NameCheap[14]
  • Name.com[30]
  • National Association of the Deaf[15]
  • National Leftist Alliance[citation needed]
  • NetCoalition.com[15]
  • New America Foundation's Open Technology Initiative[15]
  • Newgrounds[55]
  • The New York Times[15]
  • Nival[12]
  • NVIDIA[36][56]
  • The Oatmeal[21][45]
  • The ObamaAdministration [1]
  • The Oklahoma Daily[15]
  • OpenDNS[14][26]
  • The Orange County Register[15]
  • O'Reilly Media[20][21]
  • Pay Pal[14][15]
  • Petzel[14]
  • Pop17[57]
  • PPF (Open Congress)[15]
  • Pressthink.org[21]
  • The Pirate Bay[58][59]
  • Public Interest Registry[15]
  • Public Knowledge[15]
  • phpBB[60]
  • Quora[14]
  • Rackspace[29]
  • The Raw Story[61]
  • Razer[62]
  • Red 5 Studios[12][36]
  • Reddit[20][24]
  • Reporters Without Borders[51][63]
  • Riot Games[12]
  • Roblox [64]
  • Rock, Paper, Shotgun[36]
  • Runic Games[12][36]
  • San Jose Mercury News[15]
  • SaveHosting.org[15]
  • Scribd[14][23]
  • ServInt[29]
  • SiteGround[29]
  • A Small Orange[29]
  • SongMeanings[45]
  • Special Libraries Association[15]
  • The Spectrum[15]
  • Square[14]
  • Stack Exchange/Stack Overflow[14]
  • StopBadware[15]
  • Syracuse University School of Information Studies[54]
  • Tea Party Patriots[15]
  • TechAmerica[15]
  • TechCrunch[20]
  • Techdirt[14][65]
  • TechFreedom[15]
  • TechNet[15]
  • Tor[54]
  • TorrentFreak[14][66]
  • Trion Worlds[12]
  • Tucows[24]
  • Tumblr[14][67]
  • Turntable.fm[68]
  • Twitpic[21][32]
  • Twitter[11][14]
  • The Verge/Vox Media[20]
  • UrbanDictionary[69]
  • U.S. PIRG The Federation of State PIRGs[15]
  • United States Student Association[15]
  • Vimeo[22]
  • WebOS Internals[24]
  • Wired[20][21]
  • Wikipedia(Community)[70][71]
  • Wikia[citation needed]
  • WordPress[20][24]
  • World Wide Web Virtual Library[72]
  • Writers Guild of America, West[15]
  • xda-developers[54][73]
  • xkcd[13][20]
  • Yahoo![15][49]
  • Y Combinator[14]
  • Zynga[15][49]
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