Sen.Wyden ”pass #SOPA & study it later” not acceptable #tcot #tlot #p2 #tpot

….”Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) issued the following statement in response to

Chairman Leahy’s announcement that the DNS provision of the Protect IP Act may be modified:

“It is welcome news that proponents of PIPA are finally

accepting that it contains major flaws. Unfortunately, this

announcement to study the DNS provision does not eliminate the clearly identified threat to net security contained within this bill. Beyond the DNS provisions, the

bill still establishes a censorship regime that threatens

speech, innovation, and the future of the American economy. I remain firm in my intent to block consideration of the PIPA bill until these issues are addressed and I am

committed to doing all I can to ensure that whatever legislative course is taken, that it is fully transparent, fully understood and fully considered by all those who value the Internet. ”…

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