House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) issued a statement in response to reports that some members have dropped their support of the Stop Online Piracy Act under pressure from critics of the bill. Chairman Smith: "Contrary to critics' claims, SOPA does not censor the Internet. It only targets activity that is already illegal, and only targets foreign websites that steal and sell America’s technology, inventions and products."
From Committee on the Judiciary
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