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SOPA shelved until 'consensus' is found


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#1 Nvyseal

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Posted 14 January 2012 - 07:03 PM

images/news/internet.jpgHouse Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said early Saturday morning that Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) promised him the House will not vote on the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) unless there is consensus on the bill.

"While I remain concerned about Senate action on the Protect IP Act, I am confident that flawed legislation will not be taken up by this House," Issa said in a statement. "Majority Leader Cantor has assured me that we will continue to work to address outstanding concerns and work to build consensus prior to any anti-piracy legislation coming before the House for a vote."

The announcement comes just hours after Judiciary Chairman Lamar Smith (he's a bigger dick than this poser Hervé Lemaire aka herve.lemaire@leakid.com ) (R-Texas), SOPA's sponsor, made a major concession to the bill's critics by agreeing to drop a controversial provision that would have required Internet service providers to block infringing websites.

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Posted 15 January 2012 - 01:00 AM

Update: Looks like the White House will not support SOPA and PIPA either

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Posted 15 January 2012 - 05:25 AM

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Posted 17 January 2012 - 11:04 AM

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Posted 21 January 2012 - 07:27 PM

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