Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Republican Candidates Stand Together to Oppose Piracy Law

Fry Design Ltd, Getty Images

Standing in near unison, the four remaining contenders seeking the Republican presidential nomination are condemning a proposed anti-online piracy law that its critics say is overly aggressive.

Mitt Romney says the law is “far too intrusive” and too broad.

He says if the Stop Online Piracy Act becomes law, it could stop job creation and hurt the economy.

Newt Gingrich says the law pre-emptively censors the Internet on behalf of corporations. He says there are patents and copyrights to protect creators’ rights and that, if someone is stealing, then the owners should sue under existing laws.

Rick Santorum says he doesn’t like the law but adds that the Internet is not somewhere “where anyone can do anything they want.” And Ron Paul says the bill threatens freedom.

 

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

Best of NJ101.5

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for New Jersey Insiders quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive New Jersey Insiders contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.