The Hill Poll: Web blackouts got most voters’ attention

On Friday, congressional leaders said they would postpone work on the Senate’s Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) and the House’s Stop Online Piracy Act (STOP), which are meant to strengthen copyright protections online but which many fear will stifle free expression.

Many members of Congress withdrew their support from the measures Wednesday after the protests prompted waves of user phone calls to Capitol Hill.

The forms of protest against PIPA and SOPA varied, with Wikipedia and Reddit going dark for a full day and Google placing a black bar on its logo.

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