[Video] Congressman Wants Your Help Before We End Up With Another SOPA

In the aftermath of SOPA, the people sent Congress back to the drawing board on Internet legislation. Representative Hank Johnson (D-GA) introduced his AppRights.us initiative Thursday, a crowd-sourced Congressional effort to “consult the folks who use the Internet before we regulate it.” AppRights.us begins from the premise that consumer privacy and control of data is paramount. “Smart government policy should ensure that our data isn’t improperly collected, sold and exploited,” Johnson said.

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