Lawmaker Uses Reddit to Craft New Law on Domain Name Seizures

Feds shut down more than 700 websites

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A number of lawmakers have taken to the Internet to crowdsource ideas for laws and policy. The latest is Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), who is using the Reddit community to help her craft a proposal to protect websites accused of copyright infringement.

Lofgren's bill would modify current law that led to the seizure of more than 700 websites under Operations in Our Sites, a U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement and the U.S. Department of Justice program.

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