GoDaddy Officially Has Name Removed From Judiciary's List Of SOPA Supporters

from the keep-editing dept

There was some concern that GoDaddy had only said they were pulling their support for SOPA, but hadn't actually done so. However, the company is now pointing out that it officially asked to be removed from the Judiciary Committee's list of SOPA supporters and that's now been done. I will note, however, that despite the claims that it is no longer supporting SOPA, the Graphic Artists Guild is still listed. Add to this the Judiciary Committee having to scrub the list of a bunch of law firms who never agreed to support the bill, as well as companies like Gibson Guitar, and it seems that the Judiciary Committee is going to be kept busy whittling down this list.

Of course, it's unclear why the Judiciary Committee only puts up a list of (rapidly shrinking) supporters. If it wanted to present the various opinions on the bill, shouldn't it actually show the large and growing list of SOPA opponents?

Filed Under: congress, house judiciary committee, pipa, protect ip, sopa, supporters
Companies: godaddy

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    el_segfaulto (profile), 27 Dec 2011 @ 2:49pm


    Out of curiosity...what does Mongoose (an HTTP server, admittedly pretty cool and tiny) have to do with a domain registrar? If you've got some sort of integration with DynamicDNS or the like on the roadmap I could understand...

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