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Media Companies Slam SOPA Alternative — What It Means for Hyperlocals

Brian Dengler

Media Companies Slam SOPA Alternative — What It Means for Hyperlocals

Representatives of large media companies are opposing a new anti-piracy bill introduced by U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Representative Darell Issa (R-Calif.) that offers an alternative to another bill — the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) — which critics say place to much burden on hyperlocal news publishers and other web sites…