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Rep. Diane Black

Republican from Tennessee – 6th District

Update (1/20/2012): SOPA and PIPA have been indefinitely postponed; see statements by Sen. Harry Reid and Rep. Lamar Smith.


Stance on SOPA
Years served in House
% Votes with Party
Phone 202-225-4231
Fax 202- 225-6887
Office 1531 Longworth House Office Building
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Financial Contributions by Industry

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Industry Election Cycle Amount
TV/Movies/Music 2010 $9,750

Timeline: Rep. Black and SOPA

A list of statements and legislative actions made by Rep. Black relating to SOPA. Contact us at sopa[at] if you have additions or corrections.

Jan 23, 2012 "I do not support SOPA in its current form."
"While I do believe we need to protect intellectual property rights, I do not believe that the solution needs to be done at the expense of our constitutional freedoms. Therefore, I do not support SOPA in its current form. In response to SOPA, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) introduced H.R. 3782, the "Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade (OPEN) Act," in January. The OPEN Act allows intellectual property rights (IPR) holders to file a petition against websites that sell or make available counterfeit goods with the International Trade Counsel (ITC). The IPR owner can take the ITC determination to payment service providers and advertising networks to have them stop payments to the "rogue website." For more information on the OPEN Act, go to "

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