Sen. Wyden, Rep. Issa Discuss the Importance of the Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade Act at 2012 International CES
Arlington, VA – 01/05/2012 –
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA®) will host a media lunch featuring Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) who will brief reporters on the Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade (OPEN) Act. Wyden and Issa will discuss how the OPEN Act would fight rogue foreign websites without causing collateral damage to the innovators driving our economy. The OPEN Act is an innovation-friendly alternative to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011 (Protect-IP).
This event is open to credentialed media only.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012, at 12:30 p.m.
Lunch will be provided
Las Vegas Convention Center
Diamond Room, North Hall, 2nd Floor (near N250; Behind CEA Member Lounge)
Las Vegas, Nev.
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.)
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.)
Gary Shapiro, CEA President and CEO
Media Note: Members of the media wishing to attend this lunch must RSVP to Megan Pollock at mpollock@CE.org
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