EPIC strongly opposes any limitation of free speech and free access to the Internet. However, free speech does not include the right to any other person's free speech, including their intellectual property. EPIC absolutely supports the right of copyright holders to ownership of their intellectual property. File sharing is an infringement of copyright.
Legislation has been and will be proposed to combat intellectual property infringement. Recent efforts have been unsuccessful, primarily due to the unclear or overbroad language of the proposed legislation.
To obtain EPIC's support, any proposed legislation must: