Video: The SOPA OPERA – Mitch Glazier vs Andrew Bridges @thecsusa #sopa #copyright

On February 28 2012 the Copyright Society of the USA‘s NY Chapter hosted “The SOPA OPERA: the Stop Online Piracy Act (“SOPA”), the Protect IP Act, the OPEN Act and Related Recent Legislative Proposals: What was in the Bills, Why they Failed, and Where to Next.” at the Princeton Club in NYC. The event took the form a face-off between Mitch Glazier, Senior Executive Vice President of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), an organization that supports such legislation, and Andrew Bridges, Partner, Fenwick & West LLP, an eloquent opponent. The contest was ably refereed by Karyn Temple Claggett, Senior Counsel for Policy and International Affairs, United States Copyright Office. Video is below, use the iPod link to download.

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