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-- committee chairman Lamar Smith there -- sponsoring the stop online piracy act.
You're -- run into a lot of opposition I I don't know whether you anticipated it or not whether it be in the form of these.
And the blackouts.
On the web from companies protesting.
The the legislation.
Our whether -- be senators rubio senators hatch walking away from the legislation.
-- do you stand in.
In terms of support how likely is it that you'll be able to do something.
About protecting intellectual property as you obviously want to do under the terms of your legislation.
Well we're certainly hoping that packs will overcome the fears that people might have that I don't think -- justified.
And we're gonna continue talking to people in the next couple weeks and if we can.
A market cap and continue the process of approving this bill in February that would be great.
But we're -- good ideas I just haven't heard any of the opponents come up with really any good ideas to reduce online piracy they criticize -- bill.
We haven't heard any of their good ideas alone and by the way our support for the Bill -- is holding firm.
We have everybody from the United States chamber of commerce of the AFL CIO and how often do you get them on the same side to law enforcement organizations -- copyright groups.
And even the business software alliance as big as it is the information technology industry council leisure huge groups of high tech organizations.
They don't oppose the bill either so we feel like we've got lots of support and we just need to get the facts to the American.
Are we appreciate your being here to share some of the facts and views.
Thanks so much as always congressman -- -- and.
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