Against PROTECT IP Act: List of People and Orgs

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Update 9/8/2011 141 Internet Entrepreneurs

108 Intellectual Propery Law Professors
Professor John R. Allison McCombs School of Business University of Texas at Austin
Professor Brook K. Baker Northeastern University School of Law
Professor Derek E. Bambauer Brooklyn Law School
Professor Margreth Barrett Hastings College of Law University of California, San Francisco
Professor Mark Bartholomew University at Buffalo Law School
Professor Ann M. Bartow Pace Law School
Professor Marsha Baum University of New Mexico School of Law
Professor Yochai Benkler Harvard Law School
Professor Oren Bracha University of Texas School of Law
Professor Annemarie Bridy University of Idaho College of Law
Professor Dan L. Burk University of California-Irvine School of Law
Professor Irene Calboli Marquette University School of Law
Professor Adam Candeub Michigan State University College of Law
Professor Michael Carrier Rutgers Law School – Camden
Professor Michael W. Carroll Washington College of Law American University
Professor Brian W. Carver School of Information University of California-Berkeley
Professor Anupam Chander University of California-Davis School of Law
Professor Andrew Chin University of North Carolina School of Law
Professor Ralph D. Clifford University of Massachusetts School of Law
Professor Julie E. Cohen Georgetown University Law Center
Professor G. Marcus Cole Stanford Law School
Professor Kevin Collins Washington University-St. Louis School of Law
Professor Danielle M. Conway University of Hawai’i Richardson School of Law
Professor Dennis S. Corgill St. Thomas University School of Law
Professor Christopher A. Cotropia University of Richmond School of Law
Professor Thomas Cotter University of Minnesota School of Law
Professor Julie Cromer Young Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Professor Ben Depoorter Hastings College of Law University of California – San Francisco
Professor Eric B. Easton University of Baltimore School of Law
Anthony Falzone Director, Fair Use Project Stanford Law School
Professor Nita Farahany, Vanderbilt Law School
Professor Thomas G. Field, Jr. University of New Hampshire School of Law
Professor Sean Flynn Washington College of Law American University
Professor Brett M. Frischmann Cardozo Law School Yeshiva University
Professor Jeanne C. Fromer Fordham Law School
Professor William T. Gallagher Golden Gate University School of Law
Professor Laura N. Gasaway University of North Carolina School of Law
Professor Deborah Gerhardt University of North Carolina School of Law
Professor Llew Gibbons University of Toledo College of Law
Professor Eric Goldman Santa Clara University School of Law
Professor Marc Greenberg Golden Gate University School of Law
Professor James Grimmelman New York Law School
Professor Leah Chan Grinvald St. Louis University School of Law
Professor Richard Gruner John Marshall Law School
Professor Bronwyn H. Hall Haas School of Business University of California at Berkeley
Professor Robert A. Heverly Albany Law School Union University
Professor Laura A. Heymann Marshall-Wythe School of Law College of William & Mary
Professor Herbert Hovenkamp University of Iowa College of Law
Professor Dan Hunter New York Law School
Professor David R. Johnson New York Law School
Professor Faye E. Jones Florida State University College of Law
Professor Amy Kapczynski University of California-Berkeley Law School
Professor Dennis S. Karjala Arizona State University College of Law
Professor Anne Klinefelter University of North Carolina College of Law
Professor Mary LaFrance William Boyd Law School University of Nevada – Las Vegas
Professor Amy L. Landers McGeorge Law School University of the Pacific
Professor Mark Lemley Stanford Law School
Professor Lawrence Lessig Harvard Law School
Professor David S. Levine Elon University School of Law
Professor Yvette Joy Liebesman St. Louis University School of Law
Professor Lydia Pallas Loren Lewis & Clark Law School
Professor Michael J. Madison University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Professor Gregory P. Magarian Washington University-St. Louis School of Law
Professor Phil Malone Harvard Law School
Professor Christian E. Mammen, Hastings College of Law University of California-San Francisco
Professor Jonathan Masur University of Chicago Law School
Professor Andrea Matwyshyn Wharton School of Business University of Pennsylvania
Professor J. Thomas McCarthy University of San Francisco School of Law
Professor William McGeveran University of Minnesota Law School
Professor Stephen McJohn Suffolk University Law School
Professor Mark P. McKenna Notre Dame Law School
Professor Hiram Melendez-Juarbe University of Puerto Rico School of Law
Professor Viva Moffat University of Denver College of Law
Professor Ira Nathenson St. Thomas University School of Law
Professor Tyler T. Ochoa Santa Clara University School of Law
Professor David S. Olson Boston College Law School
Professor Barak Y. Orbach University of Arizona College of Law
Professor Kristen Osenga University of Richmond School of Law
Professor Aaron Perzanowski Wayne State University Law School
Malla Pollack Co-author, Callman on Trademarks, Unfair Competition, and Monopolies
Professor David G. Post Temple University School of Law
Professor Connie Davis Powell Baylor University School of Law
Professor Margaret Jane Radin University of Michigan Law School
Professor Glenn Reynolds University of Tennessee Law School
Professor David A. Rice Roger Williams University School of Law
Professor Neil Richards Washington University-St. Louis School of Law
Professor Michael Risch Villanova Law School
Professor Betsy Rosenblatt Whittier Law School
Professor Matthew Sag Loyola University-Chicago School of Law
Professor Pamela Samuelson University of California-Berkeley Law School
Professor Sharon K. Sandeen Hamline University School of Law
Professor Jason M. Schultz UC Berkeley Law School
Professor Jeremy Sheff St. John’s University School of Law
Professor Jessica Silbey Suffolk University Law School
Professor Brenda M. Simon Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Professor David E. Sorkin John Marshall Law School
Professor Christopher Jon Sprigman University of Virginia School of Law
Professor Katherine J. Strandburg NYU Law School
Professor Madhavi Sunder University of California-Davis School of Law
Professor Rebecca Tushnet Georgetown University Law Center
Professor Deborah Tussey Oklahoma City University School of Law
Professor Barbara van Schewick Stanford Law School
Professor Eugene Volokh UCLA School of Law
Professor Sarah K. Wiant William & Mary Law School
Professor Darryl C. Wilson Stetson University College of Law
Professor Jane K. Winn University of Washington School of Law
Professor Peter K. Yu Drake University Law School
Professor Tim Zick William & Mary Law School

56 VCs
Marc Andreessen, Andreessen Horowitz
Brady Bohrmann, Avalon Ventures
John Borthwick, Betaworks
Mike Brown, Jr., AOL Ventures
Brad Burnham, Union Square Ventures
Jeffrey Bussgang, Flybridge Capital Partners
John Buttrick, Union Square Ventures
Randy Castleman, Court Square Ventures
Tony Conrad, True Ventures
Ron Conway, SV Angel
Chris Dixon, Founder Collective
Bill Draper, Draper Richards
Esther Dyson, EDventure Holdings
Roger Ehrenberg, IA Ventures
Brad Feld, Foundry Group
Peter Fenton, Benchmark Capital
Ron Fisher, Softbank Capital
Chris Fralic, First Round Capital
David Frankel, Founder Collective
Ric Fulop, North Bridge
Brad Gillespie, IA Ventures
Allen “Pete” Grum, Rand Capital
Chip Hazard, Flybridge Capital Partners
Rick Heitzmann, FirstMark Capital
Eric Hippeau, Lerer Ventures
Reid Hoffman, Greylock Partners
Ben Horowitz, Andreessen Horowitz
Rob Hutter, Learn Capital
Mark Jacobsen, OATV
Amish Jani, First Mark Capital
Brian Kempner, First Mark Capital
Vinod Khosla, Khosla Ventures
Josh Kopelman, First Round Capital
David Lee, SV Angel
Lawrence Lenihan, FirstMark Capital
Kenneth Lerer, Lerer Ventures
Jordan Levy, Softbank Capital
Greg Mauro, Learn Capital
Jason Mendelson, Foundry Group
R. Ann Miura-Ko, Floodgate
Howard Morgan, First Round Capital
John O’Farrell, Andreessen Horowitz
Tim O’Reilly, OATV
David Pakman, Venrock
Eric Paley, Founder Collective
Alan Patricof, Greycroft Partners
Danny Rimer, Index Ventures
Neil Rimer, Index Ventures
Bryce Roberts, OATV
Bijan Sabet, Spark Capital
David Sze, Greylock Partners
Andrew Weissman, Betaworks
Albert Wenger, Union Square Ventures
Eric Wiesen, RRE Ventures
Fred Wilson, Union Square Ventures
Katarina Fake source

14 Public Interests Groups
American Association of Law Libraries
Association of College and Research Libraries
American Library Association
Association of Research Libraries
Center for Democracy and Technology
Demand Progress
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Human Rights Watch
Rebecca MacKinnon, Bernard Schwartz Senior Fellow, New America Foundation
Public Knowledge
Reporters sans frontières / Reporters Without Borders
Special Libraries Association

4 Trade Groups
Computer & Communications Industry Association source
Government Accountability Office source
Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry source
Industry Canada source

3 News Organizations
Los Angeles Times
New York Times
AdAge source

5 Internet Infrastructure Technologists
Paul Vixie
Danny McPherson
Dan Kaminsky
David Dagon
Steve Crocker

2 US Congress
Rep. Ron Wyden source

Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren source

US Presidential Candidates
Gary Johnson source

141 Internet Entrepreneurs
Jonathan Abrams, Nuzzel, Founders Den, Socializr, Friendster, HotLinks
Asheesh Advani, Covestor, Virgin Money USA, CircleLending
David Albert, Hackruiter
Will Aldrich, SurveyMonkey, TripIt, Yahoo
Courtland Allen, Syphir, Tyrant
Jean Aw, NOTCOT Inc.
Andy Baio, Upcoming, Kickstarter
Edward Baker,
Jonathan Baudanza,, Rupture
Katia Beauchamp, Birchbox
Idan Beck, Incident Technologies
Matthew Bellows, Yesware Inc., WGR Media
David Berger, XL Marketing, Caridian Marketing Labs
Nicholas Bergson-Shilcock, Hackruiter
Ted Blackman, Course Zero Automation, Motion Arcade
Matthew Blumbergm, MovieFone, ReturnPath
Nic Borg, Edmodo
Bruce Bower, Plastic Jungle, Blackhawk Network, Reactrix, Soliloquy Learning, ZapMe! Corporation, YES! Entertainment
Josh Buckley, MinoMonsters
John Buckman, Lyris, Magnatune, BookMooch
Justin Cannon, Lingt Language, EveryArt
Teck Chia, OpenAppMkt, Omigosh LLC,
Michael Clouser, iLoding, Market Diligence, CEO Research, New Era Strategies
Zach Coelius, Triggit, Votes For Students, Coelius Enterprises
John Collison, Stripe
Ben Congleton, Olark, Nethernet
Dave Copps, PureDiscovery, Engenium
Jon Crawford, Storenvy
Dennis Crowley, Foursquare, Dodgeball
Angus Davis, Swipely, Tellme
Eric DeMenthon,
Steve DeWald, Proper Suit, Data Marketplace, Maggwire
Chad Dickerson, Etsy
Suhail Doshi, Mixpanel
Natalie Downe, Lanyrd Inc.
Nick Ducoff, Infochimps
Jennifer Dulski, The Dealmap
Rod Ebrahimi, ReadyForZero, DirectHost
Chas Edwards, Luminate, Digg, Federated Media, MySimon
David Federlein, Fowlsound Productions, Soapbox Coffee, Inc.
Mark Fletcher, ONElist, Bloglines
Andrew Fong, Kirkland North
Tom Frangione, Simply Continuous, Telphia
Brian Frank, Live Colony
Ken Fromm, Vivid Studios, Loomia,
Nasser Gaemi, BigDates, ASAM International
Matt Galligan, SimpleGeo, SocialThing
Zachary Garbow, Funeral Innovations
Jud Gardner, Comprehend Systems
Christopher Golda, BackType
Eyal Goldwerger, TargetSpot, XMPie, WhenU, GoCargo
Jude Gomila, Heyzap
Jeremy Gordon, Department of Behavior and Logic, Secret Level, MagicArts
Steve Greenwood,
James Gross, Percolate, Federated Media
Sean Grove, Bushido, Inc.
Anupam Gupta, Mixpo
Mike Hagan, LifeShield, Verticalnet, Nutrisystem
Tony Haile, Chartbeat,
Jared Hansen, Breezy
Scott Heiferman, Meetup, Fotolog
Eva Ho, Factual, Navigating Cancer, Applied Semantics
Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn, Paypal, Socialnet, Investor in many more, including Facebook, Zynga & GroupOn
Ben Ifeld, Macer Media
Jason Jacobs, FitnessKeeper
Daniel James, Three Rings Design
David Jilk, Standing Cloud, eCortex, Xaffire
Noah Kagan, Appsumo, GetGambit
Jon Karl, iovation, ieLogic
Michael Karnjanaprakorn, Skillshare
Bryan Kennedy,, AppNinjas, Xobni, Pairwise
Derek Kerton, Kerton Group, Telecom Council of Silicon Valley
David Kidder, Clickable, SmartRay Network, THINK New Ideas, Net-X
Eric Koger, ModCloth
Kitty Kolding, elicit, House Party, Jupiter
Pete Koomen, Optimizely, CarrotSticks
Brian Krausz, GazeHawk
Amit Kumar, Socialscope
Ryan Lackey, HavenCo, Blue Iraq, Cryptoseal
Jeff Lawson, Twilio, Nine Star, Stubhub, Versity
Peter Lehrman, AxialMarket, Gerson Lehrman Group
Michael Levit,, Redbooth, Spigot, Founders Den
Michael Lewis, Stellar Semiconductor, Cryptic Studios
Marissa Louie, Ness Computing, HeroEX, AD-Village
Eric Marcoullier, OneTrueFan, Gnip, MyBlogLog, IGN
Michael Masnick, Floor64
Jordan Mendelson, SeatMe, Heavy Electrons, SNOCAP, Web Services Inc
Dwight Merriman, DoubleClick, BusinessInsider, Gilt Groupe, 10gen
Scott Milliken,
Michael Montano, BackType
Dave Morgan, Simulmedia, TACODA, Real Media
Zac Morris, Caffeinated Mind Inc.
Rick Morrison, Comprehend Systems
Darren Nix, Silver Financial
Jeff Nolan, GetSatisfaction, NewsGator, Teqlo, Investor in many more
Tim O’Reilly, O’Reilly Media, Safari Books Online, Collabnet, Investor in many more
Michael Ossareh, Heysan
Gagan Palrecha, Chirply, Zattoo, Sennari
Scott Petry, Authentic8, Postini
Mark Pincus, Zynga, Tribe Networks, SupportSoft, FreeLoader
Chris Poole, 4chan, Canvas
Jon Pospischil, PowerSportsStore, AppMentor, FoodTrux, Custora
Jeff Powers, Occipital
Jeff Pulver, 140Conf,, Vonage, Free World Dialup, VON Coalition, Vivox
Scott Rafer, Omniar, Lookery, MyBlogLog, Feedster, Fresher, Fotonation, Torque Systems
Vikas Reddy, Occipital
Michael Robertson,,, Gizmo5, Linspire,
Ian Rogers, TopSpin, MediaCode, FISTFULAYEN, NullSoft/AOL, Yahoo! Music
Avner Ronen, Boxee, Odigo
Zack Rosen, ChapterThree, MissionBicycle, GetPantheon
Oliver Roup, VigLink
Slava Rubin, IndieGoGo
David Rusenko, Weebly
Arram Sabeti, ZeroCater
Peter Schmidt, Midnight Networks, NorthStar Internetworking, Burning Blue Aviation, New England Free Skies Association, Lifting Mind, Analog Devices, Teradyne, Ipanema Technologies, Linear Air
Geoff Schmidt, Tuneprint, MixApp, Honeycomb Guide
Sam Shank, HotelTonight, DealBase, SideStep, TravelPost
Upendra Shardanand, Daylife, The Accelerator Group, Firefly Network
Emmett Shear,
Pete Sheinbaum, LinkSmart, DailyCandy,,
Chris Shipley, Guidewire Group
Adi Sideman, Oddcast, Ksolo Karaoke, TargetSpot, YouNow
Chris Sims, Agile Learning Labs
Dan Siroker, Optimizely, CarrotSticks
Rich Skrenta, Blekko, Topix, NewHoo
Bostjan Spetic, Zemanta
Joel Spolsky, StackExchange, Fog Creek Software
Josh Stansfied, Incident Technologies
Mike Tatum, Whiskey Media,, CNET
Khoi Vinh, Lascaux,, Behavior Design
Joseph Walla, HelloFax
Brian Walsh, Castfire, Three Deep
David Weekly, PBWorks
Evan Williams, Blogger, Twitter, Obvious
Holmes Wilson, Worcester LLC, Participatory Culture Foundation
Pierre-R Wolff, DataWorks, E-coSearch, AdPassage, Impulse! Buy Network, Kinecta, Impermium, First Virtual Holdings, Revere Data, Tribe Networks
Dennis Yang, Infochimps, Floor64, CNET, mySimon
Chris Yeh, PBWorks, Ustream, Symphoniq
Kevin Zettler, Bushido, Inc.
Eric Schmidt, Google Inc. source

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