Check out this statement by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas).
I have heard from the critics and I take seriously their concerns regarding proposed legislation to address the problem of online piracy. It is clear that we need to revisit the approach on how best to address the problem of foreign thieves that steal and sell American inventions and products.
It means that SOPA and PIPA are almost dead but still there are many actors behind the scene who are supporting this. They are not ready to give up right now. Let’s see what happens! Till then keep protesting against SOPA & PIPA.