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Six Lawmakers (And Counting) Abandoning SOPA, PIPA Anti-Piracy Bills

The latest reports as of Wednesday afternoon indicate that at least six legislators have dropped their support of the anti-piracy SOPA and PIPA bills now under consideration by Congress.

According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Co-sponsors Senators Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican, Roy Blunt, a Missouri Republican, and Ben Cardin, a Maryland Democrat will no longer support their own legislation. On the house side, Republican Representatives Ben Quayle of Arizona, Lee Terry of Nebraska, and Dennis Ross of Florida also withdrawing their support of the House bill.

Source: Billboard Magazine and Bloomberg