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Reid Postpones PIPA Vote; Smith Postpones SOPA Markup Debate shifts to compromise solution

Chalk up another big win for the Internet companies and their online protest against controversial anti-piracy bills. Both PIPA and SOPA are now on hold in Congress, giving lawmakers more…

January 20, 2012, 11:17 AM EST

SOPA Halted in the House Fight over bills now turns to Senate

The controversial Stop Online Piracy Act has been stopped dead in its tracks in the House. Until there is broader consensus among the lawmakers about legislation that would crack down…

January 14, 2012, 8:32 AM EST

Rep. Smith to Remove Controversial Provision From SOPA Smith's move signals debate over piracy bills shifting

The debate over how to crack down on foreign Web sites that steal U.S. content or sell counterfeit goods took yet another turn late Friday. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), chairman…

January 13, 2012, 5:36 PM EST

SOPA Markup Halted; Opponents Get a Little More Time Adjournment only delays inevitable

With 31 co-sponsors on both sides of the aisle, the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is likely unstoppable in the Judiciary Committee, despite a well-orchestrated and highly visible campaign…

December 16, 2011, 1:57 PM EST

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