U.S. Congress may not have stomach for another SOPA/PIPA fight

[IDG] As a new session of the U.S. Congress convenes in early 2013, don’t expect lawmakers to rush out a new version of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) or the Protect IP Act (PIPA).While some groups representing copyright holders still want to see stronger online enforcement, U.S. lawmakers don’t seem to have the collective will to reintroduce similar bills and potentially face another massive online protest. In January 2012, more than 10 million Web users signed petitions, 8 million attempted calls to Congress and 4 million sent email messages, and more than 100,000 websites went dark in protest as the Senate scheduled a vote on PIPA.
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2023316/u-s-congress-may-not-have-stomach-for-another-sopa-pipa-fight.html

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