Leahy Open To Other Anti-Piracy Bills After PIPA's Fall

Law360, New York (January 26, 2012, 3:07 PM ET) -- The sponsor of the recently-shelved Protect IP Act is willing to look at alternative anti-piracy legislation in order to stem the theft of American intellectual property by foreign websites, a representative for the senator told Law360 on Thursday.

A spokeswoman for Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., acknowledged there were parallels between PIPA and the Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade Act, a piece of U.S. Senate legislation introduced last month that would confer on the U.S. International Trade Commission the power to investigate alleged violations of...
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