PIPA Loses Support With New Senators Opposing

SOPA 300x180 PIPA Loses Support With New Senators OpposingThings are unraveling quickly.

Because we haven’t been covering SOPA/PIPA enough.

Ars Technica:

Members of the Senate are rushing for the exits in the wake of the Internet’s unprecedented protest of the Protect IP Act (PIPA). At least 13 members of the upper chamber announced their opposition on Wednesday. In a particularly severe blow from Hollywood, at least five of the newly-opposed Senators were previously sponsors of the Protect IP Act.

There is more at the link, but here is the full list of senators now opposing PIPA:

Update (7 PM): David Vitter (R-LA) is now also opposed. He was previously a co-sponsor of the legislation.

Update (9 PM): Three more opponents, all Republicans: Tom Coburn (R-OK)Pat Toomey (R-PA), and Mike Johanns (R-NE).

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