By Andrew Feinberg - 04/05/12 09:26 PM EDT
Dodd told the Hollywood Reporter he’s “confident” that negotiations on a new version of SOPA are under way.
"But I'm not going to go into more detail because, obviously, if I do, it becomes counterproductive," he said.
SOPA, sponsored in the House by Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), was aimed at cracking down at online copyright infringement, but it was put on hold after coordinated protests from websites including Google and Wikipedia. The tech industry claimed the legislation was a threat to innovation and Internet freedom.