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Boycott companies that support SOPA and Protect IP

It's all about money.  Boycott the goods and services of the companies that support SOPA and Protect IP.  

SOPA

(For Info on Protect IP, visit http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-s968/money for now.  I will try to incorporate this.)

Also, it has been suggested that you should support organizations and companies that express concern with these bills.  If you do patronize these organizations, you should let them know that you appreciate that they are opposed to SOPA and Protect IP.  Otherwise, they’ll just think it’s a good season for business.

http://www.cdt.org/report/list-organizations-and-individuals-opposing-sopa

Organizations and companies that support SOPA sent this letter to congress.

http://www.theglobalipcenter.com/sites/default/files/pressreleases/letter-359.pdf  

Start boycotting these goods and services immediately and let these companies know that you will continue to do so until they actively withdraw support for SOPA.

Here's links to contact info for each company.  Try to make your message make sense.  If you're not a lawyer, don't threaten to boycott a company that makes law practice software.  It's better to tell them that you're disappointed in their decision to support SOPA and that you will tell anyone who will listen about their attack on free speech.  Maybe even mention that you'll tweet about it or post their decision on your Facebook page.

I recommend doing the following.  Be polite, and call each of the companies.  Here’s a sample script:

“Hi.  I am calling because I found out that your company supports the Stop Online Piracy Act.  This legislation is an attack on freedom of speech.  I’ve decided to stop purchasing/watching/using your product/show/service until you actively withdraw support for the SOPA.  I really enjoy your product/show/service, but I don’t want to support companies that support dangerous legislation.  I plan to tweet and Facebook about your support of SOPA.  Thank you for your time.  Good bye.”

Writing hand written letters to these companies is also extremely effective.

Company List:

(Note: sometimes I include a link to Hoovers rather than the corporate site because it’s easier to find the mailing address and phone number on the Hoovers page)

1-800 Contacts, Inc. - 801-924-9800

https://www.1800contacts.com/ExternalRelations/ContactUs.aspx

1-800-PetMeds - 954-979-5995

http://www.1800petmeds.com/help.jsp

3M - 1-888-364-3577

http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/WW2/Country/Corp/Contact3M/

ABRO Industries, Inc. (automotive supplies) - (574) 232-8289

http://www.abro.com/contact-us/

Acushnet Company (Titleist and Footjoy golf) - (800)225-8500

http://www.acushnetcompany.com/contact.html

adidas America - (800) 448-1796

http://www.adidas.com/us/shared/help/help_contact-us.asp

AstraZeneca plc - 1-800-236-9933

http://www.astrazeneca-us.com/about-astrazeneca-us/contact-us/

Autodesk, Inc. - 415-507-5000

http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/index?siteID=123112&id=1073074

Beachbody, LLC - 310-883-9000

(P90X, Insanity Videos)

http://www.hoovers.com/company/Beachbody_LLC/rjtthki-1.html

Bose Coporation - (508) 879-7330

http://www.bose.com/controller?url=/contact/index.jsp

Burberry - 800 284 8480

http://us.burberry.com/store/customer-service/contact-us/

Business Software Alliance Members:

Adobe - 408-536-6000

http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/contact.html

Apple - 408.996.1010

Tim Cook, CEO <tcook@apple.com>

http://www.apple.com/contact/

Autodesk - See individual listing.

AVEVA - Houston Office: 713-977-1225

http://www.aveva.com/Contact.aspx

AVG - 978-319-4460

http://www.avg.com/ww-en/contacts

Bentley Systems - 1-800-236-8539

http://www.bentley.com/en-US/Corporate/Contact+Us/

CA - 800-225-5224

http://www.hoovers.com/ca/--ID__10383--/freeuk-co-factsheet.xhtml

Cadence Design Systems - 408-943-1234

http://www.cadence.com/cadence/contact_us/pages/default.aspx

CNC Software – Mastercam - 800-228-2877

http://www.mastercam.com/AboutUs/ContactUs/Default.aspx

Compuware - 313-227-7300

http://www.compuware.com/about/contact-us.html

Corel - 613-728-0826

http://www.hoovers.com/company/Corel_Corporation/ctyksi-1.html

Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corporation - France +33 1 61 62 61 62

http://www.3ds.com/contact/

Dell - 512-338-4400

http://www.hoovers.com/company/Dell_Inc/ryrsyi-1.html

Intel - 408-765-8080

http://www.hoovers.com/company/Intel_Corporation/rykxki-1.html

Intuit - 650-944-6000

http://www.hoovers.com/company/Intuit_Inc/rjffri-1.html

Kaspersky - 866-328-5700

Apparently Kaspersky doesn’t like SOPA.  Thank them.

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-57336961-38/kaspersky-dumps-trade-group-over-sopa/

McAfee - 408-988-3832

http://www.hoovers.com/company/McAfee_Inc/rhxkhi-1.html

Microsoft - 425-882-8080

http://www.hoovers.com/company/Microsoft_Corporation/rcrtif-1.html

Minitab - 814-238-3280

http://www.minitab.com/en-US/company/contact-us/default.aspx

Progress Software - 781-280-4000

http://www.progress.com/en/about/contact.html

PTC - 781-370-5000

http://www.ptc.com/company/contacts/index.htm

Quark - 303-894-8888

http://www.quark.com/Contact_Quark/

Quest - 800-306-9329

http://www.quest.com/company/contact-us.aspx

Rosetta Stone - See individual listing.

Siemens PLM Software, Inc. - 800-498-5351

http://www.plm.automation.siemens.com/en_us/

Sybase - 1-800-792-2735

http://www.sybase.com/contactus

Symantec - 650-527-8000

http://www.hoovers.com/company/Symantec_Corporation/rcxhif-1.html

TechSmith - 517-381-2300

http://www.techsmith.com/contact.html

The MathWorks - 508-647-7000

http://www.mathworks.com/company/aboutus/contact_us/

Callaway Golf Company - 800-588-9836

http://www.callawaygolf.com/Global/en-US/CustomerService/ContactUs.html

Caterpillar Inc. - 309-675-1000

http://www.cat.com/cda/layout?m=37324&x=7

CBS Corporation - 1-212-975-4321

http://www.cbscorporation.com/contact.php

Chanel USA - 1.800.550.0005

https://secure.chanel.com/en_US/customer-service/at-your-service.html

Coach - 1-800-444-3611

https://www.coach.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet//ContactUsView?storeId=10551&catalogId=10051

Columbia Sportswear Company - (800) 622-6953

http://www.columbia.com/contact-us/Contact_Us,default,pg.html

Comcast Corporation - 215-286-1700

http://www.hoovers.com/company/Comcast_Corporation/ryfyci-1.html

Coty Inc. - 212-479-4300

http://www.hoovers.com/company/Coty_Inc/hhkcri-1.html

CVS Caremark - 401-765-1500

http://www.hoovers.com/company/CVS_Caremark_Corporation/rfsxci-1.html

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. - 415-558-0200

http://www.hoovers.com/company/Dolby_Laboratories_Inc/ckcshi-1.html

Dolce & Gabbana USA, Inc.

http://store.dolcegabbana.com/localize.asp?page=help/contactform&

Electronic Arts, Inc. - (650) 628-1500 (they open at 8am PT)

Fender Musical Instrument Company - 480.596.9690

http://www.fender.com/contact_information.php

Ford Motor Company - 800-392-3673

http://corporate.ford.com/owner-services/customer-support/contact-ford/contact-ford-address-phone

Gibson Guitar Corp. - 1-800-444-2766

http://www.gibson.com/en-us/Support/

Harley-Davidson Motor Company - 1-800-258-2464

http://www.harley-davidson.com/en_US/Content/Pages/Utility/contact-us.html

Johnson & Johnson - (732) 524-0400

https://secure-www.jnj.com/wps/wcm/jsp/contactUs.jsp

Juicy Couture, Inc - 1-888-908-1160

http://www.juicycouture.com/Juicy-Couture-Customer-Service/customer-service,default,pg.html

kate spade - 866-999-5283

https://www.katespade.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-Kate-Site/default/CustomerService-Show

Lacoste USA - 1-800-452-2678

https://shop.lacoste.com/contactus?skipSignIn=true

Leatherman Tool Group, Inc. - (800) 847-8665

http://www.leatherman.com/about/contact

Lexmark International, Inc. - 1-859-232-2000

http://www1.lexmark.com/en_US/about-us/company/contact-us.shtml

Liz Claiborne, Inc - (212) 354-4900

http://lizclaiborneinc.com/web/guest/contactinformation

L'Oréal USA - 1-212-818-1500

http://www.lorealusa.com/_en/_us/tools/contact/contact.aspx

Lucky Brand Jeans - 1-866-975-5825

http://www.luckybrand.com/Customer-Care/customerCare,default,pg.html

Major League Baseball - 212-485-3444

http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/help/contact_us.jsp

Marmot - (707) 544-4590

http://marmot.com/contact

Monster Cable Products, Inc. - 415 840-2000

http://www.monstercable.com/service/contact.asp

National Basketball Association (NBA)

http://www.nba.com/email_us/

National Football League (NFL)

http://www.nfl.com/contact-us

NBCUniversal - 212-664-4444

http://www.nbcuni.com/contact-us/

Nervous Tattoo Inc., dba Ed Hardy - 323-785-4460

http://edhardyshop.com/contact.html

New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. - (636) 326-1024

http://www.newbalance.com/help/

New Era Cap Co Inc - 1-877-632-5950

http://shop.neweracap.com/infoPages/contact.php

NHL Enterprises, L.P. - 212-789-2000

http://www.nhl.com/ice/feedback.htm

Nike, Inc. - 1-503-671-6453

http://nikeinc.com/pages/contact-nike-inc

Nintendo of America Inc. - 425.882.2040

http://www.nintendo.com/corp/contact.jsp

Oakley, Inc. - (800) 431-1439

http://www.oakley.com/customer-care/customer-care-info

Peavey Electronics Corporation - 601-483-5365

http://www.peavey.com/support/contactinfo/

Perry Ellis International - 1-800-994-0073

http://www.perryellis.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-perryellis-Site/default/CustomerService-ContactUs

Petzl America - 801-926-1310

http://www.petzl.com/en/corp/contact_info

Pfizer Inc. - 1-212-733-2323

https://www.pfizer.com/contact/mail_general.jsp

PGA of America - (561) 624-8400

http://www.pga.com/about/contact

Philip Morris International - 804-274-2000 or 800-343-0975

http://www.philipmorrisusa.com/en/cms/contact_us/default.aspx

PING - 1.800.474.6434

http://ping.com/about/contactus.aspx

Ralph Lauren Corporation - 888-475-7674

http://www.ralphlauren.com/helpdesk/index.jsp

Red Wing Shoe Company - 1-800-733-9464

http://www.redwingshoes.com/customer-service

Reebok International Ltd. - 781-401-5000

http://corporate.reebok.com/en/about_reebok/contact_us/default.asp

Revlon - 1-800-473-8566

http://www.revlon.com/Revlon-Home/Revlon-General/Contact.aspx

Rite Aid - Home Office: (717) 761-2633

http://www.riteaid.com/contact_us/

Rolex Watch USA Inc. - 665 5th Ave, New York, NY10022 - Tel: (212) 758-7700 - Fax: (212) 223-7443

Rosetta Stone Inc. -  1.800.280.8172?

http://www.rosettastone.com/global/contact

Shure Incorporated - (847) 600-2000

http://www.shure.com/americas/about-shure/contact-us/index.htm

Sony Electronics Inc. (try 1-800-222-7669)

http://news.sel.sony.com/en/corporate_information/contact_us

Sony Music Entertainment - (212) 833-8000

http://hub.sonymusic.com/about/feedback.php

Sony Pictures Entertainment - 310-244-4000

http://www.hoovers.com/company/Sony_Pictures_Entertainment_Inc/hjyjki-1.html

Spyder Active Sports, Inc - 303-544-4000

http://www.spyder.com/about/contact

Taylor Guitars - 619-258-1207

http://www.taylorguitars.com/contact/support/

Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc. - 1.866.530.8624

http://www.taylormadegolf.com/customer-service/contact-us

The Dow Chemical Company - 800-258-2436

http://www.dow.com/financial/contact.htm

The Estee Lauder Companies - 877-311-3883

http://www.esteelauder.com/customer_service/contact.tmpl

The Timberland Company - 603-772-9500

http://www.timberland.com/category/index.jsp?categoryId=4039631

The Walt Disney Company - 818-560-1000

http://corporate.disney.go.com/investors/shareholder_contact.html

Tiffany & Co. - 1-800-843-3269

http://www.tiffany.com/service/policy_con.aspx

Time Warner Inc. - 212.484.8000

http://www.timewarner.com/contact-us/

Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. - Corporate Offices (949) 583-3000

http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/support/jsp/navShell.jsp?cf=su_contact

Ultimate Fighting Championship - (702) 221-4780

http://www.ufc.com/contact

Viacom - (212) 258-6000

http://www.viacom.com/contact/Pages/default.aspx

Wal-Mart - 479-273-4000

http://walmartstores.com/AboutUs/9505.aspx

Warner Music Group - (212) 275-2000

http://www.wmg.com/contact

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. 203-352-8600 (see bottom of their link for corporate)

http://www.wwe.com/help/contactus

Xerox Corporation - 1-800-275-9376

http://www.xerox.com/perl-bin/world_contact.pl#0

Zippo Manufacturing Company - 888.442.1932

http://www.zippo.com/customercare/contact_us.aspx

NOTE: Working on more... (Focusing on companies that sell products instead of associations)  Gotta do some work.  Be back later.

Dollar General Corporation

Eli Lilly and Company

Fortune Brands, Inc.

GlaxoSmithKline

HarperCollins Publishers

John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Kenneth Garrett, photographer for National Geographic

LVMH Moët Hennessy

Louis Vuitton

Macmillan

Merck & Co., Inc.

New Levels Ent. Co. LLC

News Corporation

Ramsay Corporation

SoBe Entertainment

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Underwriters Laboratories Inc.

Universal Music Group

Uniweld Products Inc.

Vibram USA, Inc

W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co.

Wolverine World Wide, Inc.

Woolrich, Inc.

Zumba Fitness, LLC

        

                                           

Workspace:

2b1 Inc

Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed)

Allen Russell Photography

Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers

Alliance of Visual Artists (AVA)

Altria Client Services

American Apparel and Footwear Association

American Association of Independent Music (A2IM)

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Federation of Musicians

American Gramaphone LLC

American Made Alliance

American Mental Health Counselors Association

American Photographic Artists

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)

American Society of Media Photographers

American Society of Picture Professionals

American Watch Association                                                

Anatoly Pronin Photography

Andrea Rugg Photography

Anti-Counterfeiting and Piracy Initiative (ACAPI)

Applied DNA Sciences

Art Holeman Photography

Association of American Publishers (AAP)

Association of Equipment Manufacturers

Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP)

Association of Test Publishers

Australian Medical Council

Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association

Baker & Taylor Ent.

Bay State Psychological Associates

Beam Global Spirits & Wine

Blue Sky Studios, Inc.

Braasch Biotech LLC

Brian Stevenson Photography

Brigid Collins Family Support Center

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)

C. F. Martin & Co., Inc.

Cascade Designs Incorporated

Caveon, LLC

Cengage Learning

Center for Credentialing & Education

Center Stage Photography

CFA Institute

Christopher Semmes Photography

Church Music Publishers Association

CMH Images

Coalition Against Counterfeiting and Piracy (CACP)

Commercial Photo Design

Commercial Photographers International

Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System

Consumer Healthcare Products Association

Copyright Alliance

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC)

Council of Fashion Designers of America

Country Music Association

CropLife America

Cross-Entertainment LLC

CSA Group

D'Addario & Company, Inc.

Dan Sherwood Photography

Danita Delimont Stock Photography

Dayco Products, LLC

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group

Dennyfoto

Derek DiLuzio Photography

DeVaul Photography

Direct Selling Association (DSA)

Directional Insight

Distefano Enterprises Inc.

Doriguzzi Photographic Artistry

Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Dollar General Corporation

Don Grall Photography

Dunford Architectural Photography

Eagle Rock Entertainment

Ed McDonald Photography

Educational & Industrial Testing Service

Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA)

Eli Lilly and Company

Englebert Photography

Entertainment Software Association (ESA)

ERAI, Inc.

Eric Meola Studio Inc

Evidence Photographers International Council

Ex Officio

Exxel Outdoors

FAME Publishing Co., LLC.

FAME Recording Studios

Far Bank Enterprises

Fashion Business Incorporated

Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy

Footwear Distributors & Retailers of America (FDRA) Ford Motor Company

Fortune Brands, Inc.

Fred J. Lord Photography

GAR Associates

Gelderland Productions, L.L.C.

Gemvision Corporation

GlaxoSmithKline

Gospel Music Association

Governors America Corp.

Graduate Management Admission Council

Graphic Artists Guild

Greeting Card Association (GCA)

Greg Nikas Photography

Guru Denim

H.S. Marketing & Design, Inc.

HarperCollins Publishers

Harry Fox Agency

Hastings Entertainment, Inc.

ICM Distributing Company, Inc.

IDS Publishing

IEC Electronics corp.

Images Plus

Imaging Supplies Coalition (ISC)

Independent Distributors of Electronics Association (IDEA)

INgrooves

Innate-gear

International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC)

International Trademark Association (INTA)

IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries

Ira Montgomery Photography

J.S. Grove Photography

James Drug Inc.

Jaynes Gallery                                                

JCPage Photography

Jean Poland Photography

Jeff Stevensen Photography

John Fulton Photography

John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Julien McRoberts Photography

K&R Photographics

Kekepana International Services

Kenneth Garrett, photographer for National Geographic

Killing Jar Productions LLC

Light Perspectives

Linda Olsen Photography

Little Dog Records

LVMH Moët Hennessy

Louis Vuitton

Macmillan

Major League Baseball

Marcia Andberg Associates LLC

Mark Niederman Photography

Marmot

Marona Photography

McLain Photography Inc

Merck & Co., Inc.

Messy Face Designs, Inc.

Michael Stern Photography

MicroRam Electronics, Inc.

Minter Works of Art

Mira Images

Monster Cable Products, Inc.

Moose’s Photos

Morningstar Films LLC

Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) MotionMasters

Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association                        

MPA - The Association of Magazine Media

Mr. Theodor Feibel (sole proprietor)

Music Managers Forum-U.S.

Nashville Songwriters Association International

Natalie Neckyfarow Actor/Dancer/Singer

National Association of Broadcasters                                                

National Association of Manufacturers

National Association of Recording Merchandisers (NARM)

National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO)

National Basketball Association (NBA)

National Board for Certified Counselors

National Board for Certified Counselors Foundation

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

National Football League (NFL)

National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA)

National Retail Federation (NRF)

NBCUniversal

Nervous Tattoo Inc., dba Ed Hardy

New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc.

New Era Cap Co Inc

New Levels Ent. Co. LLC

News Corporation

Next Decade Entertainment, Inc.

NHL Enterprises, L.P.

Nicholas Petrucci, Artist, LLC

Nike, Inc.

Nintendo of America Inc.

Nissle Fine Art Photography

North Dakota Pharmacists Association

North Dakota Pharmacy Service Corporation

Oakley, Inc.

One Voice Recordings

OpSec Security, Inc.

Outdoor Industry Association

Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI)

Outdoor Research, Inc

Pacific Component Xchange, Inc.

Party Killer Films LLC

Pearson Clinical Assessment

Peavey Electronics Corporation

Perry Ellis International

Personal Care Products Council

Peter C. Brandt, Architectural and Fine Art Photography

Peter Hawkins Photography, Inc.

Photojournalist Dave Bartruff

Picture Archive Council of America (PACA)

Pigfactory Music

PNW Images

Premier League

Production Music Association (PMA)

Professional Photographers of America

Quality Float Works, Inc.

Raging Waters Music

Ralph Lauren Corporation

Ramsay Corporation

Rebel Photo

Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)

Red4 Music/Doogs Rock Inc

Reebok International Ltd.

Reed Elsevier Inc.

Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)

Revlon

Richard Flutie Photography

Rite Aid

Robin Davis Photography, Inc.

Rodger Scott Craig, a member of Liverpool Express, The Merseybeats, Fortune, Harlan Cage, 101 South, and Mtunz Media

Roger Smith Photography Services

Romance Writers of America (RWA)

Saddle Creek

Sage Studios LLC

Sam D'Amico Photography

Schneider Electric

Sean McGinty Photography

Secret Sea Visions (Photography)

SESAC, Inc.

SG Industries, Inc.

Shure Incorporated

SIGMA Assessment Systems

Six Degrees Records

Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council

SMC Entertainment

SMT Corp.

SoBe Entertainment

Society of Sport & Event Photographers

Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)

Soul Appeal Records and Music

SoundExchange

Southern Gothic LLC

Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA)

SPI (The Plastics Industry Trade Association)

Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association

Sports Rights Owners Coalition

Spring Fever Productions LLC

Spyder Active Sports, Inc

Stenbakken Photography

Stephen Dantzig Photography

Stock Artist Alliance

Stuart Weitzman Holdings, LLC

Student Photographic Society

Studio 404

SunRise Solar Inc.

Taylor Glenn Photographs

Taylor Guitars

Taylor Made Golf Company, Inc.

Tednologies, Inc.

The Cambridge Don

The Collegiate Licensing Company/IMG College

The Donath Group, Inc.

The Dow Chemical Company

The Estee Lauder Companies

The McGraw-Hill Companies

The Music People! Inc.

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

The Recording Academy (National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences)

The Timberland Company

The Walt Disney Company

Tiffany & Co.

Time Warner Inc.

Tony Bullard Photography

Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc.

TRA Global

Tricoast Worldwide

Trio Productions, Inc. / Songscape Music,

Twist & Shout, Inc.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Ultimate Fighting Championship        

Underwriters Laboratories Inc.

Universal Music Group

Uniweld Products Inc.

VF Corporation                        

Viacom

Vibram USA, Inc

Virtual Chip Exchange USA, Inc. Voltage Pictures, LLC

W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co. Walcott Studio, LLC

Wal-Mart

Warner Music Group

Wendy Kaveney Photography

Western Psychological Services

Westmorland Images, LLC

Wild & Associates, Inc.

Wild Eye Photos LLC

William Sutton Photography

Willis Music

WindLegends Ink LLC

Winestem Company

Winslow Research Institute

Wolfe Video

Wolverine World Wide, Inc. Woolrich, Inc.

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.

Xerox Corporation

Zippo Manufacturing Company

Zumba Fitness, LLC