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Sen. Maria Cantwell

Democrat from Washington

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


Stance on PIPA
Years served in Senate
% Votes with Party
Official homepage
Phone 202-224-3441
Fax 202-228-0514
Office 311 Hart Senate Office Building

Financial Contributions by Industry

This reported campaign contributions information comes from the OpenSecrets/Center for Responsive Politics API (read more about their campaign-contributions-per-industry API). You can also visit the OpenSecrets profile for Sen. Cantwell.

Industry Election Cycle Amount
Computers/Internet 2010 $24,838
2008 $21,750
TV/Movies/Music 2010 $7,650
2008 $6,950

Timeline: Sen. Cantwell and PIPA

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

Dec 17, 2011 Press release
“I’ve long said that IP infringement is a problem that needs to be addressed, but these other bills tread deeply into online censorship and blacklisting in order to protect intellectual property. There is a better way."
Dec 17, 2011 Cosponsors the OPEN Act S.2029
The 'Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade Act' is proposed as an alternative to PIPA.
Dec 2, 2011 Joined discussion and drafting of alternative law (OPEN Act)
The anti-SOPA/PIPA coalition drafts an alternate proposal to give regulatory power to the International Trade Commission.

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