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[PCG]U.S. Congressman joins League of Legends developer in urging fans to oppose SOPA/PIPA  

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his morning, Riot Games joined Google, Reddit, Amazon, Twitter, and Facebook on the growing list of internet-based companies to publicly oppose the two extreme anti-piracy bills circling in the U.S. Congress, and asked its fans to do the same. Riot CEO and co-founder Brandon “Ryze” Beck outlined his company’s objections to the two bills, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA), on League of Legends’ official forums and gave several examples of how the bills would harm League of Legends’ gameplay and community if they passed. Among them, he warns that it could mean the death of livestreaming and other community-generated content websites like DeviantArt and Reddit.

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Very cool to see a video game company take a stand. And also very cool that a congressman plays LoL and actually posted on the LoL thread about it. Didn't think it was possible for a congressman to be human tongue.gif
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Down with sopa thumb.gif
    
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Damn that's awesome!!! Unfortunately he is going to get flamed for being human.
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I'm starting a slow clap.

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Please, no more SOPA news. We've said this too many times already.
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