SOPA/PIPA Lose More Supporters On ‘Blackout Day’ | Talking Points Memo

Updated 4:16 pm ET, Wednesday, January 18

What once seemed a solid bedrock of support from many members of Congress for two controversial anti-piracy bills is quickly eroding, with several more prominent lawmakers coming out against the bills, which are known as the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the House and the PROTECT ACT (PIPA) in the Senate.

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