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in Filmmaking
on Dec 16, 2011

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I’ve linked to several articles critical of the Stop Online Piracy Act, which is being debated in Congress this week, and wrote about it in today’s newsletter. Today’s markup hearings were absolutely fascinating, and it was amusing to hear the plight of the low-budget independent filmmaker cited at one point by a pro-SOPA congressman.

As you’ve heard from me arguments against the legislation in its current form, I thought I should perhaps link to the other side of the discussion. And then I found this “truth annotated” version of Viacom’s spot lobbying for SOPA. Here, then, in one handy clip you have SOPA, pro and con.

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