COICA sailed through the Senate Judiciary Committee but never came to a floor vote because Senator Ron Wyden put a hold on the legislation.
This bill would give the federal government the same power to go after rogue websites as COICA did, and it would create an additional private right of action.
See Jon Healey, Seizing Domain Names Without COICA
com last month that the COICA bill can go as far as ordering the shutdown of a domain name altogether--the very same problem that Marshall is now grappling with.
Passage of COICA will surely hamper Marshall's efforts to restore his websites.
COICA would provide the Justice Department with the tools necessary to monitor and terminate websites that promote or provide access to the unauthorized downloading, streaming, or selling of copyrighted material and counterfeit goods.
Moreover, COICA would grant the Attorney General authority to commence an in rem action against a domain name used by an infringing website.
also blamed the Ecuadoran government for the massacre and said that surveillance of the zone was the responsibility of an army brigade quartered there.
Founded in 1984, COICA
is composed of national Indian organizations of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, and thus represents 1.
The term covers any sites that "materially contribute to, facilitate and/or induce the illegal distribution of" infringing or counterfeit items, Bob Pisano, president of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), wrote in an op-ed supporting COICA
In May 1990, COICA
hosted The First Amazon Summit Meeting Between Indigenous Peoples and Environmentalists, in the Peruvian city of Iquitos.
Miller committed an offense against indigenous peoples for his benefit," says Antonia Jacanamijoy, the general coordinator of COICA