Hanabusa said she supports a legislative approach to fighting online piracy, but believes SOPA may go too far.
“Congress must strike a balance that addresses online piracy without inadvertently taking us to the slippery slope of government intrusion on the internet,” Hanabusa said in an email. “I applaud the work of my House and Senate colleagues in drafting compromise legislation, and I look forward to reviewing the alternative proposals as we move forward.”…
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