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'Words with Friends'-maker Zynga hires lobbying firm

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The firm said it will lobby on "legislation pertaining to regulation and taxation of Internet gambling" and "privacy and Internet policy."

Zynga, along with many other technology companies, opposed the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) earlier this year. The controversial measure would have required Web companies to cut off access to sites dedicated to copyright infringement.

Alix Burns, president and founder of Bay Bridge Strategies, is listed as a lobbyist for the account. She has previously worked at a technology firm, on Al GoreAlbert (Al) Arnold GoreAl Jazeera launching conservative media platform Exclusive 'Lucky' excerpt: Vow of Black woman on Supreme Court was Biden turning point Paris Agreement: Biden's chance to restore international standing MORE's 2000 presidential campaign and as a consultant for the Democratic National Committee.

Zynga pulled in $321 million in revenue last quarter, but the gaming giant's stock has slipped nearly 40 percent since it went public in December.