Dear Congress...

A note to Congress regarding SOPA and PIPA

Dear Representative Van Hollen, Senator Cardin, and Senator Mikulski:

The “Stop Online Piracy Act” (H.R. 3261) and the “Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011″ (S.968) are intended to solve a worthy problem, yet the methods recommended by these bills I find to be completely offensive.

I greatly value the protection of intellectual property, yet I place the values of freedom and free speech even higher. ...

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