No, Marco Rubio does not support SOPA
The internet makes sharing information quick and easy, but sometimes it also facilitates the spread of misinformation. Such is the case withHR 3261, the Stop Internet Piracy Act (“SOPA”).
Let me take a quick moment and point out that I do not support SOPA. Erick Erickson wrote a post last week that lays out some of the main problems with the bill, but the short story is that it gives too much power to a government agency without proper safeguards to protect free speech.
I have seen some chatter online this month criticizing Senator Marco Rubio for supporting SOPA, but this criticism is misdirected. Part of the confusion seems to stem from Rubio’s co-sponsorship of a separate bill in the Senate, S. 968, the Protect IP Act.Read More »