SOPA/PIPA Protest Aftermath

In the aftermath of a large scale protest staged by various Internet websites:

  • 26 new Senators have withdrawn their support of the bill.
  • The FBI charges 7 with online piracy for their involvement with the file-sharing website: MegaUpload.com
  • Congressman Issa introduces the OPEN Act (Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade Act) as an alternative to SOPA & PIPA.
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