Bloomberg Calls for Compromise On SOPA

At a morning news conference, Mayor Mike Bloomberg urged Congress to come to a compromise on the Internet piracy legislation now making its way through the House and Senate.

“There’s no easy answer,” he said in response to a question from Juan Manuel Benitez of NY1 Noticias. “You have to protect the rights of people to transmit information in a practical sense.”

The mayor reached for an old-fashioned comparison for today’s digital age, telling reporters,  ”If you make a threatening phone call over the telephone, going after the telephone company is not something that makes some sense.” Read More