Internet Protestors Put Breaks on SOPA and PIPA

By Scott Sarvay

January 21, 2012 Updated Jan 21, 2012 at 10:31 AM EST

WASHINGTON (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - Congress is backing away from a controversial attempt to curb online piracy after internet users voice their protest in mass numbers.

The anti-piracy bills known as SOPA and PIPA looked like a sure thing, but House and Senate support evaporated after Wikipedia, Google and other online giants blacked-out their pages on Wednesday and mobilized an army of dissenters.




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