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Senator disputes Aaron Swartz's SOPA, Protect IP role

Senate Judiciary spokeswoman denies that a meeting between a committee aide and the late activist Aaron Swartz led to the creation of the anti-SOPA advocacy group Demand Progress.

By January 22, 2013

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After a year in the grave, can SOPA and Protect IP return?

CNET asked the leaders of the congressional committees that write U.S. copyright law, plus the groups that backed the controversial legislation a year ago, to tell us what will happen next.

By January 18, 2013

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MPAA chief: SOPA and Protect IP back from the grave?

The Motion Picture Association of America hasn't exactly given up on the Stop Online Piracy Act or similar legislation, despite January's widespread protests.

By April 5, 2012

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How Republican opposition derailed SOPA and Protect IP

SOPA and Protect IP Act have finally splintered a Democrat-Republican alliance in favor of expanding copyright law that's been in place since the 1990s.

By February 1, 2012

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Protect IP, SOPA supporters vow not to give up fight

Two Hollywood-backed copyright bills were dealt a severe blow by this week's historic online protests, but their supporters are hardly giving up.

By January 20, 2012

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Republican presidential candidates slam SOPA, Protect IP

Republican presidential candidates take aim at a pair of Hollywood-backed bills: the Protect IP Act and the Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA

By January 19, 2012

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Protect IP, SOPA protests knock Senate Web sites offline

An influx of visitors to Senate Web sites during the copyright protest knocked them temporarily offline. But the Capitol switchboard stayed up.

By January 18, 2012

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Protests lead to weakening support for Protect IP, SOPA

Widespread online protests appear to have convinced some sponsors of controversial copyright bills that they're no longer worth supporting.

By January 18, 2012

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Sen. Leahy bows to pressure, pledges to amend Protect IP bill

Patrick Leahy, the author of the controversial Protect IP Act, has bowed to public pressure and will delete the sections dealing with DNS blocking.

By January 12, 2012

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Senate will vote next month on Protect IP copyright bill

Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat, has scheduled a floor vote on Hollywood-backed bill for January 24, as soon as the Senate returns from the holidays.

By December 19, 2011