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Some real estate pros take aim at anti-piracy legislation

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CORRECTIONS: The original version of this article contained errors. The original article misidentified broker Jim Duncan's market area. Duncan works in the Charlottesville, Va., area. Also, Duncan's comments were clarified to note that he believes it would be difficult to verify compliance under the proposed new laws of all of the information that he links to from his website. Also, Eric Post is principal of Better Homes and Gardens Realty Partners Inc. in Clackamas, Ore. Some real estate practitioners and technologists have taken a stance against federal anti-piracy legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives (SOPA) and the Senate (PIPA), worried that it could restrict the legitimate sharing of real estate information online.Online user-generated encyclopedia site Wikipedia blacked out its site today to protest the anti-piracy legislation that critics say could have wide-reaching and "scary" ramifications for most Internet users and the nation's burgeoning e-commerce ...