After election, no sequel for three SOPA-sponsoring congressmen
In January 2012, more than 2,000 people gathered in New York to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act.
(Credit: Sarah Tew)
Should the Hollywood film studios ever try to revive antipiracy legislation similar to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), they will be without the help of three former allies in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Representatives Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.), Howard Berman (D-Calif.), and Joe Baca (D-Calif.) all lost their seats following Tuesday’s election, as noted today by blog Ars Technica.
All 3 were among the 31 sponsors of SOPA and were also among the 23 that didn’t…
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