Son of SOPA: Advocacy groups fight renewed efforts by Hollywood to break the Internet
Advocacy groups are stepping up their efforts to prevent Attorneys General from reviving parts of the Stop Online Piracy Act on a state level. The groups, including the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Free Press, and Engine Advocacy, have written a letter to Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, who is working with the Motion Picture Association of America to implement parts of SOPA in his state.
“SOPA was a bad idea at the federal level,” the letter says. “And any SOPA revival on a state level is an equally bad idea that, we are confident, will be equally unacceptable to the public.”