Rep. Gohmert Nails It: Search Engines Should Block Adjudicated Infringers
Music Technology Policy
NOVEMBER 20, 2011
3261 (the “Stop Online Piracy Act”), former judge Louie Gohmert (R-TX) raised an interesting line of questionning: If a website is found to infringe by a court order based on probable cause, why should it appear in search results. Lofgren’s (D-Mountain View) response to the question dutifully set up the straw man of “censoring the Internet”–which wasn’t what Rep. At last week’s House Judiciary Committee hearing on H.R.