Anti-Piracy Legislation Pits Hollywood Against Web Companies

Anti-Piracy Legislation Pits Hollywood Against Web Companies

The House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear from witnesses on the Stop Online Piracy Act. The measure would give the U.S. attorney general and copyright holders new powers to cut off financial support to foreign “rogue websites” accused of trafficking in stolen U.S. goods and services. Photo: Caroline Ventezou/AFP/Getty Images