RWA Encourages Members to Support Senate Bill Designed to Fight Piracy and Copyright InfringementRomance Writers of America is dedicated to advocating for authors in the fight against piracy of copyrighted materials. To that end, the association would like to provide members with information on Senate Bill 3804, commonly known as the “Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act”.
Senate Bill 3804 seeks to hold legally accountable all entities responsible for the dissemination and infringement of copyrighted materials on the Internet. RWA has recently been notified that the Senate Judiciary Committee passed the bill by a vote of 19 - 0. The legislation will now be put in front of the entire senate. Information will be posted as it becomes available.
RWA members interested in showing support for the legislation are encouraged to:
• Write your local newspaper
• Contact your senators (Click here for complete contact information)
Members interested in reading the full text of the bill should click here: http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-s3804/text
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