15 Jan '12, 3am

#Finance/Investing White House casts doubt over anti-piracy legislation: [Reuters] - By Laura MacInnis WASHINGTO...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House officials raised concerns on Saturday about online piracy legislation pending in Congress that Google and Facebook have decried as heavy-handed and Hollywood studios and music labels say is needed to save U.S. jobs. In a blog posting, three advisers to President Barack Obama said they believed the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act and other bills could make businesses on the Internet vulnerable to litigation and harm legal activity and free speech. "Any effort to combat online piracy must guard against the risk of online censorship of lawful activity and must not inhibit innovation by our dynamic businesses large and small," said the officials, including White House cyber-security czar Howard Schmidt. The House of Representatives' SOPA bill aims to crack down on online sales of pirated American movies, music or other goods by forcing Intern...

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