Hypocrite Alert: SOPA Supporters Encouraged People to Use File-Sharing Software for Pirating Copyrighted Material

George Washington's picture

The big companies supporting the Stop Online Piracy Act apparently made a bucket of change by pushing file-sharing software and encouraging piracy in the first place:


For more evidence of the claim, click on the Web Archive links here. (And Congress appears to have unlawfully downloaded copyrighted content through BitTorrent.)

Whether or not you believe there was conspiratorial intent, it appears like the supporters of SOPA are hypocrites.

Of course, even if SOPA's supporters were saints, the bill itself is “unconstitutional”, would “criminalize” the Internet … and is modeled on China.

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sun tzu's picture

Make everything a crime and then selectively enforce the laws. The masses will all be criminals living in fear of the government. The elites know they will not be prosecuted. Look at John Corzine

CPL's picture

Break one law at a time so you can keep track of your crimes is what my Dad and Grandfather told me.

AchtungAffen's picture

I wonder why nobody uses Mafalda imagery to protest SOPA. Mafalda hated "sopa". Just google images "mafalda + sopa".