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S.968 – PROTECT IP Act of 2011

18 January 2012, 9:56 am. 2 Comments. Filed under 1st Amendment, Congress, Opinion, Senate.

The Senate MUST scrap this bill, and if they want to actually do the job they were hired to do, go back to the drawing board!  I have already voiced my opinion to both my senators, both of whom are co-sponsors (insert appropriate four lettered words here), and my representative, who is a co-sponsor of SOPA (more appropriate four lettered words).


This Act may be cited as the ‘Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011’ or the ‘PROTECT IP Act of 2011’.

SEC 3, b

1) IN GENERAL- On application of the Attorney General following the commencement of an action under this section, the court may issue a temporary restraining order, a preliminary injunction, or an injunction, in accordance with rule 65 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, against the nondomestic domain name used by an Internet site dedicated to infringing activities, or against a registrant of such domain name, or the owner or operator of such Internet site dedicated to infringing activities, to cease and desist from undertaking any further activity as an Internet site dedicated to infringing activities, if–

Have they met our current Attorney General? The man is quite off his rocker, and completely anti Constitution. He drops cases that are obviously a violation of our laws, and brings suits against hard working Americans. He’s dangerous. Putting such power in his hands is beyond insane. Putting such power in ANYONE’s hands is beyond comprehension.

Apparently, those we have elected to represent us….don’t.   Fortunately, at least one co-sponsor, Marco Rubio, has come to his senses.  Will any of the others?


SenatorPatrick LeahyD-VT


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  1. Matt. 18 January 2012, 8:57 pm

    I haven’t had a chance to look at this much yet, but are you freaking serious?! All three of our congresstraitors! So we have these piles of crap, plus the NDAA that just passed, plus the Enemy Expatriation Act, where is someone with the money and balls to file treason charges, or something of the like? Are they stinkin’ trying to start a shooting war?

    At this rate, I’m going to have to increase my ammo budget.

  2. olbroad. 18 January 2012, 9:34 pm

    Yes sir….all 3!  Alexander doesn’t surprise me, Corker just a wee bit…but Blackburn?  *shakes head*  Evidently, she doesn’t like her job.  :?  Erick Erickson (RedState) says he will do all he can to help unseat her if her support for this bill continued.  That was back in Dec, and evidently, she doesn’t take her constituents seriously.