Sopa plans set to be shelved as Obama comes out against piracy | Guardian legislation

Via Scoop.itdigital culture

The news is a major blow for Sopa’s backers in Hollywood, who had enjoyed broad support in Congress. But the Motion Pictures Association of America, one of the bill’s biggest sponsors, said it would continue to press for new laws. “The failure to pass meaningful legislation will result in overseas websites continuing to be a safe haven for criminals stealing and profiting from America,” the MPAA said in a blogpost.
Via http://www.guardian.co.uk

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