Congressional anti-piracy bill draws ire of websites

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Visitors to websites like Reddit may be greeted with a message on a Congressional bill next week as the websites conduct a blackout in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA. The bill, intended to protect copyrighted material, has been condemned by opponents as a severe threat to internet freedom and has pitted the movie and record industries against Silicon valley giants like Wikipedia. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta with 352 Media Group Chief Marketing Officer Peter Van Rysdam about the bill and what it could mean to internet users and sites.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPSopa.mp3]

About Chris Peralta

Chris is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

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