At ANY TIME...
For ANY REASON...
Without Due Process!
Hollywood is Pressuring Congress to END Internet freedom!
Conservative Action Alerts has been warning you for months about the Obama administration's attempts to take over the Internet. He is creating a police-state in which NOTHING is free from government control.
HR 3261, ''Enforcing and Protecting American Rights Against Sites Intent on Theft and Exploitation Act of 2011'' ... also known as the "E-PARASITE Act" ... or, the "Stopping Online Piracy Act" ... seeks to limit Internet freedom and commerce, and gives unprecedented power to the government and law enforcement.
You will hear it called by many names, but the end result is the same: Under the terms of this legislation, a copyright owner can accuse a site of theft, and WITHOUT DUE PROCESS, that site can be shut down-along with any others that share the domain, even if they have done nothing wrong.
Our First and Fourth Amendments are under assault. We must get our message to Congress IMMEDIATELY and tell them to OPPOSE this bill. This has the potential for GREAT abuse by our government, and as freedom-loving citizens, we MUST take action now. Flood Congress with your Faxes and tell them to oppose this legislation and protect free speech and free enterprise in America.
If ONE video, ONE picture, or ONE product on a legitimate website is deemed "pirated" by the copyright owner, the ENTIRE website can be shut down - a move that will cripple the economy further by punishing American business.
Many groups will just move their hosting off shore to prevent the shutdown from occurring to them. Because the groups know this will all be done without due process.
Even large, reputable retail sites can be made to "disappear" if someone accuses them of using copyrighted content.
THE GOVERNMENT WILL DECIDE.
This is happening because Obama's Hollywood friends are upset. The Motion Picture Association of America is squarely behind the lobbying efforts for this bill. You wonder, is this what they talk about when Obama goes out toL.A. for his fundraisers?
We all know there is a problem with people stealing music and movies,and making money on it, and we need measures in place to protect intellectual property ... but the "E-Parasite Act" goes WAY too far in limiting our freedoms.
This bill is like taking a missile to a knife fight - it's a reactionary, overreaching government initiative that has the potential for great abuse of our freedoms. The bill represents a serious threat to online innovation and to legitimate online communications tools.
Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) says, "This is a cluster bomb where you should be going in with a laser, and the collateral damage to innovation and freedom is huge."
Join Conservative Action Alerts in calling on Congress to OPPOSE this legislation. Flood Congress with Faxes right now and tell them to oppose this legislation! Tell Congress to STAND FOR FREE SPEECH IN AMERICA and oppose Hollywood's "E-Parasite Act!"
|The Internet Commerce Association warns the bill "could be a death knell for all domains that provide a platform for user-generated content."|
Last year, when the government shut down ONE child pornography site, 70,000 other LEGITIMATE websites were closed for several days, even though they had done nothing wrong!
Already, 130 individuals involved in technology start-ups have warned Congress that this legislation will threaten the future of American creativity.
They warned: "While the bill will create uncertainty for many legitimate businesses and in turn undermine innovation and creativity on those services, the dedicated pirates who use and operate 'rogue' sites will simply migrate to platforms that conceal their activities."
In other words, there is an easy way around this law for those who wish to break it; but law-abiding, legitimate Internet business owners will pay the price.
The E-Parasite Act:
- Kills Innovation
- Reduces Job Growth
- Stifles Free Speech
- Will Restrict Truth
- Denies Justice
- Gives the Obama administration more power
Do you want the federal government to have the ability to restrict the websites you frequent, at any time, for any reason, without due process? And, do you want them to have the ability to COME AFTER YOU and YOUR WEBSITE based on an unsubstantiated allegation, without giving you your "day in court?"
Little by little, this administration is taking our freedoms away - and they are hoping you won't notice! But Conservative Action Alerts has noticed, and that is why concerned citizens like you are making a difference in preserving our freedoms! We must keep up the fight for our Constitutional rights!
Barack Obama has been served as President for almost two years---and during that time we have seen unprecedented government expansion and invasive regulation of nearly every aspect of our lives: guns, land, commerce, healthcare, climate, banks, automobiles, energy and food.
When will we say, "no more?" Please, send your faxes to Congress today and tell them to STAND FOR FREE SPEECH IN AMERICA and oppose Hollywood's "E-Parasite Act!"
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P. S. It is imperative that we fight the forces of a police state and keep the Internet free! Send your faxes to Congress RIGHT NOW and tell them to oppose the "E-Parasite" bill. If we do not act now, we could lose our Internet freedoms forever!
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