Senate Eyes Online Piracy Bill In 2011

Law360, New York (February 16, 2011, 3:00 PM EST) -- Senators from both sides of the aisle vowed Wednesday to pass legislation targeting online piracy in 2011 while debating how to handle international infringers, online search advertising and the possibility of allowing private lawsuits to enforce the law.

During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on how to target websites dedicated to stealing U.S. intellectual property, several senators promised to pass a new version of a bill designed to fight copyright infringement and the sale of counterfeit goods online, as well as give the U.S. Department of...
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