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Congresswoman McCollum: SOPA Threatens Personal Privacy, Undermines Freedom on the Web

January 18, 2012
Press Release

For Immediate Release: January 18, 2012
Contact: Maria Reppas, (202) 225-6631 / (202) 527-0149

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN-04) issued the following statement, opposing the Stop Online Piracy Act (H.R. 3261) and its Senate counterpart the PROTECT IP Act (S. 968).

"I oppose SOPA because it threatens personal privacy, imposes unnecessary costs on Internet providers, and undermines open access to information on the web."

Congresswoman Betty McCollum serves on the House Appropriations and Budget Committees.