When SOPA-PIPA blew up, it was a transformative event. There were eight million e-mails [to elected representatives] in two days. People were dropping their names as co-sponsors within minutes, not hours…

These bills are dead, they’re not coming back. And they shouldn’t… I think we’re better served by sitting down [with the tech sector and SOPA opponents] and seeing what we agree on.

Chris Dodd, CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, during a talk at San Francisco’s Commonwealth Club earlier this week. Dodd was a US Senator for 30 years before becoming the MPAA’s top lobbyist.

Ars Technica, MPAA chief admits: SOPA and PIPA “are dead, they’re not coming back.”

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