Tag: sopa

Karen Kwiatkowski: No whining, Mr. Goodlatte!

Good people across the country and in the Sixth Congressional District recently handed Bob Goodlatte a major defeat. Goodlatte had drafted, introduced, and co-sponsored the now infamous SOPA “Internet blacklist” bill.  This lousy legislation contained assaults on the First, Fourth and 14th amendments – and Bob, who read the Constitution as recently as last January […]


Karen Kwiatkowski: Blackout? Internet blacklist? Blame Bob Goodlatte

SOPA is extremely bad legislation, and it was written and introduced by Bob Goodlatte, in his role as Chairman of the Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet Subcommittee, late last year.  SOPA sponsor Lamar Smith, who chairs the Judiciary Committee, has taken much of the criticism.  But the bill is Bob’s baby. Bob’s bad bill […]