S. 968 - Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011 (Protect IP, PIPA)

PROTECT IP Act, PIPA - Law. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to prevent online threats to economic creativity and theft of intellectual property, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011 (Protect IP, PIPA)

S. 968 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Keywords
PROTECT IP Act, PIPA
Summary
A bill to prevent online threats to economic creativity and theft of intellectual property, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to prevent online threats to economic creativity and theft of intellectual property, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • PIPA
  • Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011
  • PROTECT IP Act of 2011
  • Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011
  • PROTECT IP Act of 2011
Sponsor
Patrick Leahy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Law
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Consumer affairs
  • Drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation
  • Fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • Intellectual property
  • Internet and video services
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Prescription drugs
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced5/12/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/12/2011
5/12/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S2936-2937)
5/12/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Put on a legislative calendar5/26/2011Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
5/26/2011Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
Put on a legislative calendar5/26/2011Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 70.
6/22/2011Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
7/22/2011By Senator Leahy from Committee on the Judiciary filed written report. Report No. 112-39.
12/17/2011Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
12/17/2011Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the bill presented in Senate.
1/23/2012Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to S. 968 withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
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Contributions

  1. January - February 2007 For $2,000 Against $0
  2. March - April 2007 For $11,300 Against $0
  3. May - June 2007 For $2,000 Against $0
  4. July - August 2007 For $0 Against $0
  5. September - October 2007 For $1,500 Against $0
  6. November - December 2007 For $1,750 Against $0
  7. January - February 2008 For $3,600 Against $0
  8. March - April 2008 For $750 Against $0
  9. May - June 2008 For $700 Against $0
  10. July - August 2008 For $0 Against $0
  11. September - October 2008 For $3,268 Against $0
  12. November - December 2008 For $0 Against $0
  13. January - February 2009 For $500 Against $0
  14. March - April 2009 For $700 Against $0
  15. May - June 2009 For $11,100 Against $0
  16. July - August 2009 For $250 Against $0
  17. September - October 2009 For $10,600 Against $0
  18. November - December 2009 For $5,250 Against $0
  19. January - February 2010 For $4,700 Against $0
  20. March - April 2010 For $5,250 Against $0
  21. May - June 2010 For $10,800 Against $0
  22. July - August 2010 For $9,050 Against $0
  23. September - October 2010 For $13,650 Against $0
  24. November - December 2010 For $0 Against $0
  25. January - February 2011 For $4,450 Against $0
  26. March - April 2011 For $7,725 Against $0
  27. May - June 2011 For $1,300 Against $0
  28. July - August 2011 For $2,300 Against $0
  29. September - October 2011 For $9,850 Against $0
  30. November - December 2011 For $8,125 Against $0
  31. January - February 2012 For $6,150 Against $0
  32. March - April 2012 For $1,700 Against $0
  33. May - June 2012 For $2,725 Against $0
  34. July - August 2012 For $9,906 Against $0
  35. September - October 2012 For $4,270 Against $0
  36. November - December 2012 For $250 Against $0

Votes

    161 Organizations Supported and 106 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011

    161 organizations supported this bill

    1-800 Contacts
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    1-800-PetMeds
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Abro Industries
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Acushnet Company
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Adidas America
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Advanced Medical Technology Association
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    AFL-CIO
    Jennifer Martinez (2011, November 11). Chamber hits back at IP bill critics. Politico. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1111/67629.html.
    Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    American Apparel & Footwear Association
    American Apparel & Footwear Association (2011, May 26). AAFA Welcomes PROTECT IP Act Advancement in Senate . Retrieved June 17, 2011, from Media Room.
    American Association of Independent Music
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    American Federation of Musicians
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
    Screen Actors Guild (2011, May 26). JOINT STATEMENT FROM AFM, AFTRA, DGA, IATSE, IBT AND SAG COMMENDING SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF THE PROTECT IP ACT. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press Releases.
    Association of American Publishers
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Beam Global Spirits & Wine
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Blue Sky Studios, Inc.
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Bmg Chrysalis
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    BMI
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Bose Corporation
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    BSA - The Software Alliance
    By Eric Engleman (2011, May 26). ‘Rogue’ Websites Targeted in Bill Passed by Senate Panel. Bloomberg. Retrieved June 17, 2011, from http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-05-26/-rogue-websites-targeted-in-bill-passed-by-u-s-senate-panel.html.
    Burberry
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    CBS Corporation
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Cengage Learning
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    Comcast
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Copyright Alliance
    The Copyright Alliance (2012, January 17). STATEMENT FROM: Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars, RE: Statement from White House on Legislative Efforts to Address Rogue Web Sites. Retrieved January 19, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    Council of State Governments
    House Judiciary Committee (2011, November 14). Dear Chairman Smith and Ranking Member Conyers. Retrieved May 7, 2012, from Public safety letter of support.
    Electronic Components Industry Association
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Eli Lilly and Company
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Elsevier
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    EMI Music Publishing
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    Entertainment Software Association
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Erai, Inc.
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Estee Lauder Companies
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Evidence Photographers International Council
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    ExOfficio
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Exxel Outdoors
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Far Bank Enterprises
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Fashion Business Incorporated
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Ford Motor Company
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Fortune Brands
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Fraternal Order of Police
    Jennifer Martinez (2011, November 11). Chamber hits back at IP bill critics. Politico. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1111/67629.html.
    Gemvision Corporation
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Gospel Music Association
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Governors America Corp.
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Graduate Management Admission Council
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Graphic Artists Guild
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    Greeting Card Association
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Guru Denim
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Hachette Book Group
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    HarperCollins Publishers
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Harry Fox Agency
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Hastings Entertainment, Inc.
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Hyperion
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    Icm Distributing Company, Inc.
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Ids Publishing
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Iec Electronics Corp.
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Imaging Supplies Coalition
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Independent Distributors of Electronics Association
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Independent Film & Television Alliance
    Gantman, Howard and Jennifer Garnick and Patrick Corcoran (2011, May 12). Broad Creative Industry Coalition Praises Senate Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Online Theft. Retrieved May 13, 2011, from MPAA.
    Innate-gear
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Intellectual Property Owners Association
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
    Screen Actors Guild (2011, May 26). JOINT STATEMENT FROM AFM, AFTRA, DGA, IATSE, IBT AND SAG COMMENDING SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF THE PROTECT IP ACT. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press Releases.
    International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    International Association of Fire Fighters
    Jennifer Martinez (2011, November 11). Chamber hits back at IP bill critics. Politico. Retrieved November 4, 2011, from http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1111/67629.html.
    International Brotherhood of Teamsters
    Screen Actors Guild (2011, May 26). JOINT STATEMENT FROM AFM, AFTRA, DGA, IATSE, IBT AND SAG COMMENDING SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF THE PROTECT IP ACT. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press Releases.
    International Trademark Association
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    John Wiley & Sons
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Johnson & Johnson
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Kekepana International Services
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    L'Oreal
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    Leatherman Tool Group, Inc.
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Lexmark International
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Macmillan
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Major League Baseball
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Marmot
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    McGraw-Hill Education
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    Messy Face Designs, Inc.
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Microram Electronics, Inc.
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Microsoft
    Microsoft, General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Legal & Corporate Affairs, Microsoft (2011, May 25). Microsoft Offers its Support for the Protect IP Act. Retrieved June 1, 2011, from Microsoft on the Issues.
    Monster Cable Products
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Motion Picture Association of America
    Gantman, Howard and Jennifer Garnick and Patrick Corcoran (2011, May 12). Broad Creative Industry Coalition Praises Senate Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Online Theft. Retrieved May 13, 2011, from MPAA.
    MPA - The Association of Magazine Media
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    Music Managers Forum - USA
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Nashville Songwriters Association
    Steve Bogard, President of the Board, Nashville Songwriters Association International (2011). Protect the Future of Your Music: Help NSAI & Congress Fight Piracy. Retrieved January 19, 2012, from .
    National Association of Broadcasters
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    National Association of Manufacturers
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    National Association of Recording Merchandisers
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    National Association of Theatre Owners
    Gantman, Howard and Jennifer Garnick and Patrick Corcoran (2011, May 12). Broad Creative Industry Coalition Praises Senate Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Online Theft. Retrieved May 13, 2011, from MPAA.
    National Basketball Association
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    National Collegiate Athletic Association
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    National Criminal Justice Association
    House Judiciary Committee (2011, November 14). Dear Chairman Smith and Ranking Member Conyers. Retrieved May 7, 2012, from Public safety letter of support.
    National District Attorneys Association
    House Judiciary Committee (2011, November 14). Dear Chairman Smith and Ranking Member Conyers. Retrieved May 7, 2012, from Public safety letter of support.
    National Electrical Manufacturers Association
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    National Football League
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    National Music Publishers' Association
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    NBCUniversal
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Nervous Tattoo Inc., Dba Ed Hardy
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    New Era Cap Co Inc
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    News Corporation
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Nike
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Nintendo
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Oakley
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    OpSec Security
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Outdoor Industry Association
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Outdoor Power Equipment Institute
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Outdoor Research
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Pacific Component Xchange, Inc.
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Pearson Education
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    Penguin Group
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    Perry Ellis International
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Perseus Books Group
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    Personal Care Products Council
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Petzl America
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Pfizer
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Picture Archive Council Of America
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    PING
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Premier League
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Production Music Association
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Professional Photographers Of America
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Publishers Worldwide, Inc.
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    Quality Float Works
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Random House
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    Recording Industry Association of America
    Lamy, Jonathan & Cara Duckworth (2011, May 12). Senate Introduces PROTECT IP Legislation to Confront Foreign Counterfeiting Websites. Retrieved May 13, 2011, from RIAA.
    Reebok International Ltd.
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Reed Elsevier
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Revlon
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Romance Writers Of America
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Rosetta Stone
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Schneider Electric
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Scholastic, Inc.
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    Screen Actors Guild
    Screen Actors Guild (2011, May 26). JOINT STATEMENT FROM AFM, AFTRA, DGA, IATSE, IBT AND SAG COMMENDING SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF THE PROTECT IP ACT. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press Releases.
    SESAC
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Sg Industries, Inc.
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Smt Corp.
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Society of Sport & Event Photographers
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Software & Information Industry Association
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Songwriters Guild
    Songwriters Guild of America (2011, May 26). SGA Lauds Senators’ Move to Protect IP and Songwriters. Retrieved January 20, 2012, from SGA.
    Sony Music Entertainment
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Sony Pictures Entertainment
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    SoundExchange
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Specialty Equipment Market Association
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Sports Rights Owners Coalition
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    The Recording Academy
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Tiffany & Co
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Timberland Company
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc.
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    By Eric Engleman (2011, May 26). ‘Rogue’ Websites Targeted in Bill Passed by Senate Panel. Retrieved June 17, 2011, from Bloomberg.
    Ultimate Fighting Championship
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    United States Tennis Association
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    Universal Music Group
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    W.w. Norton Company
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    Walmart
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Warner Music Group
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.
    Wolters Kluwer Health
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    Word Entertainment
    Copyright Alliance (2011, December 7). Dear Member(s) of Congress. Retrieved January 4, 2012, from The Copyright Alliance Blog.
    Xerox
    National Association of Manufacturers (2011, May 25). Joint Letter to Senate in Support of PROTECT IP Act . Retrieved January 19, 2012, from Intellectual Property Rights.

    106 organizations opposed this bill

    A Softer World
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Access
    Access Now (2012, January 16). Human rights community speaks out on PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press/Blog.
    American Association of Law Libraries
    Public Knowledge (2011, May 25). Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley. Retrieved November 8, 2011, from Public Interest Letter to Senate Committee on the Judiciary in Opposition to S. 968, PROTECT IP Act of 2011.
    American Civil Liberties Union
    Macleod-Ball, Michael (2012, January 18). ONLINE PROTEST OVER SOPA HELPS. Retrieved January 18, 2012, from ACLU Blog of Rights.
    American Library Association
    Public Knowledge (2011, May 25). Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley. Retrieved November 8, 2011, from Public Interest Letter to Senate Committee on the Judiciary in Opposition to S. 968, PROTECT IP Act of 2011.
    Amnesty International
    Access Now (2012, January 16). Human rights community speaks out on PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press/Blog.
    AOL
    Protect Innovation (2011, November 15). Dear Chairman Leahy, Ranking Member Grassley, Chairman Smith and Ranking Member Conyers. Retrieved November 15, 2011, from Letter.
    Article 19
    Access Now (2012, January 16). Human rights community speaks out on PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press/Blog.
    Association For Progressive Communications
    Access Now (2012, January 16). Human rights community speaks out on PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press/Blog.
    Association of College and Research Libraries
    Public Knowledge (2011, May 25). Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley. Retrieved November 8, 2011, from Public Interest Letter to Senate Committee on the Judiciary in Opposition to S. 968, PROTECT IP Act of 2011.
    Association of Research Libraries
    Public Knowledge (2011, May 26). Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley. Retrieved November 8, 2011, from Public Interest Letter to Senate Committee on the Judiciary in Opposition to S. 968, PROTECT IP Act of 2011.
    Bits Of Freedom
    Access Now (2012, January 16). Human rights community speaks out on PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press/Blog.
    Bread Without Bullets
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Bytes For All Pakistan
    Access Now (2012, January 16). Human rights community speaks out on PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press/Blog.
    Center for Democracy & Technology
    Public Knowledge (2011, May 25). Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley. Retrieved November 8, 2011, from Public Interest Letter to Senate Committee on the Judiciary in Opposition to S. 968, PROTECT IP Act of 2011.
    Centre for Internet and Society - India
    Access Now (2012, January 16). Human rights community speaks out on PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press/Blog.
    City News
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Colossal Mind
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Communication Is Your Right!
    Access Now (2012, January 16). Human rights community speaks out on PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press/Blog.
    Computer Professionals For Social Responsibility
    Access Now (2012, January 16). Human rights community speaks out on PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press/Blog.
    Computerhope
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Consumer Electronics Association
    Public Knowledge (2011, May 25). NetCoalition Letter Regarding the Private Right of Action in PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley.
    Creative Commons Guatemala
    Access Now (2012, January 16). Human rights community speaks out on PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press/Blog.
    Crypto Cat
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Datelinezero
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Demand Progress
    Public Knowledge (2011, May 25). Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley. Retrieved November 8, 2011, from Public Interest Letter to Senate Committee on the Judiciary in Opposition to S. 968, PROTECT IP Act of 2011.
    Destructoid
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Digibase
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Discover Financial Services
    Public Knowledge (2011, May 25). NetCoalition Letter Regarding the Private Right of Action in PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley.
    Dotsub
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    eBay
    Public Knowledge (2011, May 25). NetCoalition Letter Regarding the Private Right of Action in PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley.
    EDUCAUSE
    Public Knowledge (2011, May 25). Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley. Retrieved November 8, 2011, from Public Interest Letter to Senate Committee on the Judiciary in Opposition to S. 968, PROTECT IP Act of 2011.
    Electronic Frontier Foundation
    Public Knowledge (2011, May 25). Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley. Retrieved November 8, 2011, from Public Interest Letter to Senate Committee on the Judiciary in Opposition to S. 968, PROTECT IP Act of 2011.
    Elephant Talk Wiki
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Errata Security
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Facebook
    Protect Innovation (2011, November 15). Dear Chairman Leahy, Ranking Member Grassley, Chairman Smith and Ranking Member Conyers. Retrieved November 15, 2011, from Letter.
    Focus on the Facts
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Foundation For A Free Information Infrastructure
    Access Now (2012, January 16). Human rights community speaks out on PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press/Blog.
    foursquare
    FourSquare (2011, November 16). SOPA and PIPA: A giant step in the wrong direction for the internet. Retrieved May 7, 2012, from foursquare blog.
    Freakoutnation
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Free Network Foundation
    Access Now (2012, January 16). Human rights community speaks out on PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press/Blog.
    Free Press Action Fund
    Access Now (2012, January 16). Human rights community speaks out on PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press/Blog.
    FreedomWorks
    FreedomWorks (2012, January 13). SOPA and PIPA Would Destroy Internet Freedom . Retrieved October 26, 2012, from FreedomWorks Blog.
    Godaddy
    McCullagh, Declan (2011, December 29). GoDaddy bows to boycott, now 'opposes' SOPA copyright bill. Privacy, Inc.. Retrieved January 19, 2012, from http://news.cnet.com/8301-31921_3-57349913-281/godaddy-bows-to-boycott-now-opposes-sopa-copyright-bill/.
    Gog.com
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Google
    By Eric Engleman (2011, May 26). ‘Rogue’ Websites Targeted in Bill Passed by Senate Panel. Bloomberg. Retrieved June 17, 2011, from http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-05-26/-rogue-websites-targeted-in-bill-passed-by-u-s-senate-panel.html.
    Greenpeace
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Guardian Project
    Access Now (2012, January 16). Human rights community speaks out on PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press/Blog.
    Human Rights Watch
    Public Knowledge (2011, May 25). Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley. Retrieved November 8, 2011, from Public Interest Letter to Senate Committee on the Judiciary in Opposition to S. 968, PROTECT IP Act of 2011.
    Imgur
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Indenti.ca
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Internet Archive
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Ischool At Syracuse University
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Jazz Sequence
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Liberty Confidential
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    LinkedIn
    Protect Innovation (2011, November 15). Dear Chairman Leahy, Ranking Member Grassley, Chairman Smith and Ranking Member Conyers. Retrieved November 15, 2011, from Letter.
    Major League Gaming
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Minecraft
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Miro
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Monticello Capital
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Mozilla
    Mozilla (2012, January 17). Mozilla to Join Tomorrow’s Virtual Protests of PIPA/SOPA. Retrieved May 7, 2012, from The Mozilla Blog.
    Namecheap
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Net Users Rights Protection Association
    Access Now (2012, January 16). Human rights community speaks out on PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press/Blog.
    Netcoalition
    Public Knowledge (2011, May 25). NetCoalition Letter Regarding the Private Right of Action in PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley.
    New America Foundation
    Public Knowledge (2011, May 25). Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley. Retrieved November 8, 2011, from Public Interest Letter to Senate Committee on the Judiciary in Opposition to S. 968, PROTECT IP Act of 2011.
    News2map.com
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Nomacs Image Lounge
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Open Rights Group
    Access Now (2012, January 16). Human rights community speaks out on PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press/Blog.
    Open Source Initiative
    Access Now (2012, January 16). Human rights community speaks out on PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press/Blog.
    Opencongress
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Opensuse
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    PayPal
    Public Knowledge (2011, May 25). NetCoalition Letter Regarding the Private Right of Action in PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley.
    Peeje
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Phantomts
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Plague Studio
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Public Knowledge
    Public Knowledge (2011, May 25). Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley. Retrieved November 8, 2011, from Public Interest Letter to Senate Committee on the Judiciary in Opposition to S. 968, PROTECT IP Act of 2011.
    Public Sphere Project
    Access Now (2012, January 16). Human rights community speaks out on PROTECT IP Act. Retrieved January 26, 2012, from Press/Blog.
    Ragemaker
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Raw Story
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Red 5 Studios
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Reddit
    Reddit (2012, January 17). A technical examination of SOPA and PROTECT IP. Retrieved May 8, 2012, from blog.reddit.
    Reporters Without Borders
    Public Knowledge (2011, May 25). Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley. Retrieved November 8, 2011, from Public Interest Letter to Senate Committee on the Judiciary in Opposition to S. 968, PROTECT IP Act of 2011.
    Ron Bercume Design
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Safex.tk
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Slashthree
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Smirking Chimp
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Special Libraries Association
    Public Knowledge (2011, May 25). Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Grassley. Retrieved November 8, 2011, from Public Interest Letter to Senate Committee on the Judiciary in Opposition to S. 968, PROTECT IP Act of 2011.
    Spurs of the Moment
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Strategy Tune
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    The Leakywiki
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Tor Project
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Tucows
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Twitpic
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Twitter
    Protect Innovation (2011, November 15). Dear Chairman Leahy, Ranking Member Grassley, Chairman Smith and Ranking Member Conyers. Retrieved November 15, 2011, from Letter.
    Universal Subtitles
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    USWGO
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Vanilla Forums
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Victor Rix
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Viperzeroone
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Visa
    By Eric Engleman (2011, May 26). ‘Rogue’ Websites Targeted in Bill Passed by Senate Panel. Bloomberg. Retrieved June 17, 2011, from http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-05-26/-rogue-websites-targeted-in-bill-passed-by-u-s-senate-panel.html.
    Webhostingbuzz.com
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Wjsimpson
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Wps Security Lock
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Xda Developers
    Fight for the Future (2011, January 0). STRIKE AGAINST SOPA — a campaign from Fight for the Future. Retrieved January 17, 2012, from Confirmed Participants.
    Yahoo!
    By Eric Engleman (2011, May 26). ‘Rogue’ Websites Targeted in Bill Passed by Senate Panel. Bloomberg. Retrieved June 17, 2011, from http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-05-26/-rogue-websites-targeted-in-bill-passed-by-u-s-senate-panel.html.
    Zynga
    Protect Innovation (2011, November 15). Dear Chairman Leahy, Ranking Member Grassley, Chairman Smith and Ranking Member Conyers. Retrieved November 15, 2011, from Letter.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from Auto repair interest groups, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$500$0
    John BarrassoRWY$3,300$0
    Max BaucusDMT$250$0
    Mark BegichDAK$200$0
    Michael BennetDCO$0$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$2,300$0
    Roy BluntRMO$1,000$0
    John BoozmanRAR$2,350$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$500$0
    Scott BrownRMA$22,150$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
    Richard BurrRNC$7,050$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$300$0
    Ben CardinDMD$0$0
    Tom CarperDDE$0$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$750$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$1,250$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$2,000$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$1,000$0
    Susan CollinsRME$1,000$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
    Chris CoonsDDE$0$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$800$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$1,100$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$1,300$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
    Mike EnziRWY$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$400$0
    Alan FrankenDMN$0$0
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$500$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$600$0
    Kay HaganDNC$0$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$0$0
    Orrin HatchRUT$1,000$0
    Dean HellerRNV$26,350$0
    John HoevenRND$3,650$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
    Jim InhofeROK$400$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$2,800$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$1,400$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
    John KerryDMA$0$0
    Mark KirkRIL$2,600$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0
    Jon KylRAZ$0$0
    Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0
    Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0
    Mike LeeRUT$800$0
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
    Dick LugarRIN$1,625$0
    Joe ManchinDWV$5,900$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,500$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$6,450$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$500$0
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$1,500$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$500$0
    Rand PaulRKY$550$0
    Rob PortmanROH$14,500$0
    Mark PryorDAR$1,000$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
    Harry ReidDNV$550$0
    Jim RischRID$950$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$6,100$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$2,000$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
    Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Olympia SnoweRME$1,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0
    Jon TesterDMT$4,506$0
    John ThuneRSD$500$0
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,470$0
    Mark UdallDCO$0$0
    Tom UdallDNM$5,100$0
    David VitterRLA$700$0
    Mark WarnerDVA$5,168$0
    Jim WebbDVA$0$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$5,000$0
    Roger WickerRMS$800$0
    Ron WydenDOR$0$0

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    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$13,000$1,000
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$478,415$218,483
    Kelly AyotteRNH$417,435$194,011
    John BarrassoRWY$483,479$84,783
    Max BaucusDMT$1,086,749$264,313
    Mark BegichDAK$375,324$452,439
    Michael BennetDCO$1,046,895$658,135
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$53,950$7,250
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$489,737$222,606
    Roy BluntRMO$1,298,166$455,686
    John BoozmanRAR$217,010$124,600
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,946,227$1,315,194
    Scott BrownRMA$1,790,783$1,084,993
    Sherrod BrownDOH$973,421$1,158,174
    Richard BurrRNC$740,696$152,902
    Maria CantwellDWA$480,603$295,112
    Ben CardinDMD$542,792$145,833
    Tom CarperDDE$440,372$150,306
    Bob CaseyDPA$909,203$298,083
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$751,000$646,791
    Daniel CoatsRIN$352,290$129,050
    Tom CoburnROK$290,082$182,693
    William Thad CochranRMS$165,532$59,250
    Susan CollinsRME$788,587$291,233
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$44,850$5,500
    Chris CoonsDDE$371,150$144,472
    Bob CorkerRTN$851,121$355,649
    John CornynRTX$855,099$556,747
    Mike CrapoRID$294,280$98,204
    Jim DeMintRSC$338,500$466,965
    Dick DurbinDIL$786,550$392,021
    Mike EnziRWY$277,200$49,850
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$889,064$104,886
    Alan FrankenDMN$1,588,407$1,502,622
    Kirsten GillibrandDNY$2,957,017$902,320
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$453,377$128,620
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$586,400$126,400
    Kay HaganDNC$560,938$1,988,774
    Tom HarkinDIA$675,099$233,533
    Orrin HatchRUT$1,202,441$97,283
    Dean HellerRNV$697,848$266,945
    John HoevenRND$285,092$64,660
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$77,900$117,200
    Jim InhofeROK$180,118$218,420
    Dan InouyeDHI$369,049$57,000
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$550,473$148,550
    Mike JohannsRNE$290,150$140,046
    Ron JohnsonRWI$321,620$260,679
    Tim JohnsonDSD$256,466$596,718
    John KerryDMA$374,834$400,580
    Mark KirkRIL$1,230,372$578,705
    Amy KlobucharDMN$751,828$164,484
    Herb KohlDWI$-500$0
    Jon KylRAZ$61,225$14,800
    Mary LandrieuDLA$740,434$390,809
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$615,525$441,883
    Patrick LeahyDVT$706,916$140,375
    Mike LeeRUT$202,350$74,695
    Carl LevinDMI$514,158$316,492
    Joe LiebermanICT$45,650$2,700
    Dick LugarRIN$439,091$121,838
    Joe ManchinDWV$639,279$150,579
    John McCainRAZ$558,029$287,248
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,267,340$551,410
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,719,798$965,333
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,117,500$194,900
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$494,587$767,656
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$361,243$98,824
    Jerry MoranRKS$274,611$149,650
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$299,469$44,150
    Patty MurrayDWA$807,043$448,999
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$406,699$62,611
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$838,116$349,425
    Rand PaulRKY$209,809$357,534
    Rob PortmanROH$1,124,186$338,077
    Mark PryorDAR$427,795$132,950
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$220,857$162,885
    Harry ReidDNV$1,900,919$649,020
    Jim RischRID$159,972$245,809
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$477,098$269,849
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$567,020$167,650
    Marco RubioRFL$550,593$915,129
    Bernie SandersIVT$111,033$379,858
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,584,660$352,575
    Jeff SessionsRAL$247,350$166,620
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$512,719$734,933
    Richard ShelbyRAL$299,550$298,050
    Olympia SnoweRME$347,190$70,533
    Debbie StabenowDMI$777,321$276,792
    Jon TesterDMT$821,780$761,463
    John ThuneRSD$570,167$535,732
    Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,189,919$1,352,046
    Mark UdallDCO$1,019,972$1,050,989
    Tom UdallDNM$578,080$731,407
    David VitterRLA$350,125$437,139
    Mark WarnerDVA$1,096,899$1,561,835
    Jim WebbDVA$61,999$36,150
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$557,934$190,643
    Roger WickerRMS$640,694$231,116
    Ron WydenDOR$621,820$98,300

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Pharmaceutical manufacturing$7,661,118
    Business services$7,000,764
    Cable & satellite TV production & distribution$4,813,429
    Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,429,445
    Computer software$4,123,864
    Motion Picture production & distribution$3,385,664
    Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,347,303
    Management consultants & services$3,163,138
    Online computer services$2,576,184
    Entertainment Industry/Broadcast & Motion Pictures$2,140,010
    Computers, components & accessories$2,101,381
    Data processing & computer services$2,082,274
    Professional sports, arenas & related equip & svcs$1,878,077
    Department, variety & convenience stores$1,866,446
    Commercial TV & radio stations$1,751,146
    Recorded Music & music production$1,438,748
    Miscellaneous retail stores$1,409,464
    Electronics manufacturing & services$1,389,229
    Wine & distilled spirits manufacturing$1,254,873
    Other non-physician health practitioners$1,248,932
    TV production & distribution$1,018,053
    Auto manufacturers$1,001,794
    Toiletries & cosmetics$920,401
    Apparel & accessory stores$724,301
    Security services$667,522
    Animal feed & health products$654,700
    Farm machinery & equipment$642,572
    Clothing & accessories$632,663
    Police & firefighters unions & associations$591,700
    Truck/Automotive parts & accessories$571,082
    General business associations$556,835
    Health care products$399,347
    Small business associations$398,449
    Commercial photography, art & graphic design$376,789
    Cruise ships & lines$357,375
    Entertainment unions$339,700
    Greeting card publishing$334,851
    Courts & Justice System$289,862
    Labor Unions$279,950
    Chambers of commerce$262,394
    Office machines$241,590
    Shoes & leather products$236,000
    Manufacturing$234,182
    Technical, business and vocational schools & svcs$230,069
    Sporting goods sales & manufacturing$209,715
    Communications & Electronics$189,600
    Hardware & tools$181,305
    Auto repair$157,469
    Other unions$152,167
    Bands, orchestras & other live music production$148,286
    Household & office products$138,289
    Jewelry$130,325
    Movie Theaters$86,300
    Catalog & mail order houses$84,300
    Recreation/Entertainment$74,750
    Metal cans & containers$60,900
    Printing and publishing (printed & online)$51,300
    Optical services (glasses & contact lenses)$45,350
    Consumer groups$750

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Democratic/Liberal$11,571,318
    Republican/Conservative$8,960,737
    Schools & colleges$6,736,272
    Computer software$4,123,864
    Credit agencies & finance companies$3,386,523
    Environmental policy$3,082,567
    Online computer services$2,576,184
    Banks & lending institutions$2,127,258
    Data processing & computer services$2,082,274
    Museums, art galleries, libraries, etc.$454,182
    Defense policy, doves$453,257
    Commercial photography, art & graphic design$376,789
    Communications & Electronics$189,600
    Human Rights$38,900
    Legal Services$29,200
    Consumer groups$750
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