eBay Inc. is dedicated to partnering with businesses and global law enforcement to stop piracy and counterfeits, but we oppose the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) because these bills are riddled with troubling provisions that lead to increased litigation, as well as cybersecurity and censorship risks. Read the letter from members of the Internet industry (including eBay Inc.) to congressional leadership voicing opposition to the proposed legislation.
For more information about SOPA/PIPA , here are some recommended links:
- The Hill: Five Key Senators Abandon Online Piracy Bills Amid Web Protests
- Washington Post: Websites Go Dark
- Washington Post: SOPA and PIPA: The wrong tools to combat online piracy