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See You, SOPA. House Postpones It Indefinitely

See You, SOPA. House Postpones It Indefinitely

The Stop Online Piracy Act continues to fizzle and is, for all intents and purposes, dead. US congressman Lamar Smith, who wrote the law and staunchly defended it for weeks amid protests that it would disrupt online speech, announced today he is postponing any further action on the bill.

Another PIPA Co-Sponsor Bails On The Bill

Another PIPA Co-Sponsor Bails On The Bill

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 [the] bill”.