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Support for PIPA, the Senate version of the notorious Stop Online Piracy Act, is dwindling faster than most media outlets can keep up with them. If you woke up to an article today that reported that X number of senators have dropped their support for the Protect IP Act, you can assume they under-counted.
In a statement made on his Facebook page, Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) announced that he is withdrawing his support for the Protect IP Act, which he co-sponsored, though he still supports "the original intent of bill".
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) has issued a statement that due to Republican and Democratic "retreats", hearings regarding the controversial Stop Internet Piracy Act (SOPA) will resume in February. SOPA's Senate counterpart, the Protect IP Act, is scheduled for a vote on January 24.