Amidst SOPA, PIPA Blackouts, Issa Introduces Rival OPEN Act
midst today's Web blackouts, Rep. Darrell Issa formally introduced his SOPA/PIPA alternative, dubbed the OPEN Act.
The bill would call on the International Trade Commission (ITC) to handle overseas "rogue" Web sites rather than the Justice Department.
The bill, H.R. 3782, would allow the ITC to cut off funding from sites found to be trafficking in counterfeit goods, from purses and prescription drugs to DVDs and MP3s.