Corporations, Companies, and Supporters of SOPAPosted: January 15, 2012
If this Pastebin document, created by Anonymous members involved in Operation Hiroshima, is to be believed, the following companies lobbied Congress in support of SOPA.
I smell a boycott… and the weird thing about this list is, how are most of these companies affected by online piracy? Especially all these clothing companies…
ABRO Industries, Inc.
Dolce & Gabbana
Electronic Arts, Inc. (individuals within have voiced opposition?)
Entertainment Software Association
Fender Musical Instrument Company
Ford Motor Company
Gibson Guitar Corp.
Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Johnson & Johnson
Leatherman Tool Group
Liz Claiborne, Inc
Major League Baseball
Monster Cable Products, Inc.
National Basketball Association (NBA)
National Football League (NFL)
Nervous Tattoo Inc., dba Ed Hardy
New Balance Athletic Shoe
New Era Cap Co
Nintendo of America Inc. (individuals within have voiced opposition?)
Peavey Electronics Corporation
PGA of America
Philip Morris International
Ralph Lauren Corporation
Red Wing Shoe Company
Reebok International Ltd.
Rolex Watch USA
Rosetta Stone Inc.
Sony Electronics Inc.
Sony Music Entertainment
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Spyder Active Sports, Inc
The Dow Chemical Company
The Estee Lauder Companies
The Timberland Company
The Walt Disney Company
Tiffany & Co.
Time Warner Inc.
Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Warner Music Group
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.
Zippo Manufacturing Company
60 Plus Association
Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies (ASOP)
American Federation of Musicians (AFM)
American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA)
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)
Americans for Tax Reform
Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States
Association of American Publishers (AAP)
Association of State Criminal Investigative Agencies
Association of Talent Agents (ATA)
Baker & Hostetler LLP
Capitol Records Nashville
Christian Music Trade Association
Church Music Publishers’ Association
Coalition Against Online Video Piracy (CAOVP)
Concerned Women for America (CWA)
Congressional Fire Services Institute
Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB)
Council of State Governments
Country Music Association
Country Music Television
Covington & Burling LLP
Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP
Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C.
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP