Reid Postpones Senate Vote On Internet Piracy Bill PIPA
There is no reason that the respectable issues raised by many about this bill can not be resolved. Counterfeiting and piracy value the American economic climate billions of dollars and countless numbers of jobs each and every calendar year, with the film business alone supporting over 2.2 million work opportunities. We need to take action to end these illegal techniques.
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A vote on the highly debated proposed piece of legislation the Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) has been postponed, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced today. PIPA, which was previously scheduled for a vote Jan. 24, is essentially the Senate version of the House's proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) legislation.
Great news. Press release below. Washington, D.C. - Nevada Senator Harry Reid released the following statement today on the Senate's PROTECT I.P. Act: "In light of recent events, I have decided to postpone Tuesday's vote on the PROTECT I.P. Act. "There is no reason that the legitimate issues raised by many about this bill cannot be resolved.
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