Senator Wyden Vows to Block Online Privacy Bill Passed By Committee
Date: Sunday, November 21, 2010 @ 16:43:15 UTC

A U.S. senator has vowed to fight attempts to pass a controversial copyright protection bill that would allow the U.S. government to shut down websites suspected of hosting infringing materials. Senator Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, said that he would seek to block the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act, or COICA, from passing through the full Senate, unless the legislation is changed. Earlier, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 19-0 to approve the bill and send it to the full Senate. Complete Article

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