If this is true, we're one step closer... . Obama Says So Long SOPA, Killing Controversial Internet Piracy Legislation The growing (Stop Online Piracy Act) supp
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If this is true, we're one step closer..

Obama Says So Long SOPA,
Killing Controversial Internet
Piracy Legislation
The growing (Stop Online
Piracy Act) support that has swept
through the gaming and Internet
community found a very big my
today. With websites like Reddit and
Wikipedia and gaming organizations
like Mit' prepared
for a blackout on January 13th - the
same day that the House Judiciary
Committee hearing on HR
Much to the chagrin of Hollywood, the Entertainment Software Association
which has been a backer of the bill from early on), and Internet domain
company (which lost many accounts as a result of its support
for the billy; SOPA has been shelved, The Motion Picture Association of
America, one of the hills largest sponsors, is expected to regroup.
California congressman Darrell Issa, who has been opposed to the bill from
the beginning, praised the Internet action that has swept like a virus across
the Web the past week,
The voice of the Internet community has been heard," said Issa. Winch more
education for members of Congress about the workings of the Internet is
essential if legislation is to be workable and achieve broad appeal."
But there remains; another similar bill, Protect IF [the Enforcing and
Protecting American Rights Against Sites Intent on Theft and Exploitation
Act), that poses a problem for garners and Internet users. This legislation is
scheduled to go before the Senate on J musty 24th.
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#14 - monkeysalt (01/18/2012) [+] (14 replies)
I bet sopa was actually made just so obama would say no. that way he thinks he will get more votes, since other than that he didnt really do much.
#15 to #14 - anonymous (01/18/2012) [-]
conspiracy keanu....
#66 - tuckercates (01/19/2012) [+] (28 replies)
you idiots, he is doing this to better his re-election campaign...
#346 - spycheckingpyro (01/19/2012) [+] (7 replies)
there's two main issues with this:
1) that's not how the amerifat government works. if both the house of representatives and the senate approve something but the president vetos it, it will be brought back to both groups to try again. it goes back to the idea that one man can't single-handedly control the government in the way a king would. it would just need a lot more votes the second time if the president vetoes it.
2) this is all brought around the same time that Obama is running for reelection. If he by some means stops it, he would pull the same move that he did after the Osama assassination. "I killed him." He took credit for the attack despite the military masterminds at work planning and highly trained men who went into Pakistan for the kill
3) The NDAA of 2012. Granted, that bill is passed every year. It is what is says the military gets X amount of money and the troops should do Y this year. This year as some of you may or may not know gave a clause that allowed for the indefinite detention of amerifats without due process. As you can guess, this startled damn near everyone that heard about it. But when Obama threw his two cents into it, he said he'd never allow for it. but regardless, signed it anyways.
4) There's only one of two possible outcomes of this. He bites the bullet and signs it anyways. He refuses to sign it and basically ends his career because he would loose the support of all the democrats and media in support of it. If he stands by his word, the bill would get shelved and until the next president comes into office. Which is already known that most of the republican candidates are in support of it. All but Ron Paul.

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#241 - awesomesaucebanana (01/19/2012) [+] (2 replies)
#1 - ninety (01/18/2012) [-]
FUCK YOU SOPA
FUCK YOU SOPA
#109 - kurokoda (01/19/2012) [-]
no wonder everyone hates them.....
#368 - soulbreather (01/19/2012) [+] (3 replies)
#328 - omegasoul (01/19/2012) [+] (1 reply)
...IT SAID FOR NOW
#334 to #328 - carlose (01/19/2012) [-]
this is what really sopa really means
#452 - sugarray (01/19/2012) [+] (1 reply)
Somehow I still feel that the internet is in danger.
#399 - aldheim (01/19/2012) [-]
And this day shall be known as the day that a black man saved the Internet.
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#89 - Ayrwen (01/19/2012) [+] (1 reply)
Of course he is against it, his meme is all over the internet.
#4 - martiini (01/18/2012) [+] (3 replies)
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#477 - nnightfire (01/19/2012) [-]
Ow yeah, Obama!!!
#451 - iantheoreo (01/19/2012) [+] (3 replies)
What if Obama made this bill, and so close to passing it he killed it.




Just to seem like a good president?
#566 - chaosandmadness (01/19/2012) [+] (1 reply)
DEAR GOD, BY THE POWER OF THOR, WHEN DID WE GET A RANDOM BUTTON?!?!
DEAR GOD, BY THE POWER OF THOR, WHEN DID WE GET A RANDOM BUTTON?!?!
#3 - teroast (01/18/2012) [-]
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