Updated 6 pm ET Saturday, December 17
Shortly after the marathon second hearing on the "Stop Online Piracy Act" was adjourned Friday afternoon, opponents of the bill began claiming (temporary) victory.
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Popular social news website Reddit, the Progressive Campaign Change Committee and Net Coalition, a group representing leading Web companies including Google, Yahoo and Amazon, all sent out messages welcoming the temporary delay in moving the bill forward.
Now, the House is unlikely to touch SOPA until January 17, 2012, the next calendar date that the House is in session, although it could restart the markup hearing as early as next week, depending on what congressional leadership decides.