Showing posts with label Washington. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Washington. Show all posts

Sunday, January 22, 2012

VICTORY??? - Online Companies Win Piracy Fight...

Outspent but hardly outgunned, online and high-tech companies triggered an avalanche of Internet clicks to force Congress to shelve legislation that would curb online piracy. They outmaneuvered the entertainment industry and other old guard business interests, leaving them bitter and befuddled.
Before Senate and House leaders set aside the legislation Friday, the movie and music lobbies and other Washington fixtures, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, had put in play their usually reliable tactics to rally support for the bills. REST OF THE STORY AFTER HERE