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January 20th, 2012
08:03 PM ET

SOPA: Hollywood 'got rolled by the internet'

After high profile protests by internet powers like Wikipedia, the anti-piracy bills known as SOPA and PIPA were put on hold Friday–a dramatic turnaround just hours after Wikipedia spent 24 hours dark in protest. CNET chief political correspondent Declan McCullagh says the forces behind SOPA and PIPA–including the giants of Hollywood–"got rolled by the internet," which he says didn't even open up their big guns to bring down the bills.


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