Updated: In the wake of a weekend announcement that the White House wouldn’t support SOPA as written as well as the canceling of the DNS provisions in the bill, the web has shifted attention from the Stop Online Piracy Act to the Protect IP Act. Plus, more and more sites such as Wikipedia and Scribd are joining Reddit, The Cheezburger Network and Tucows in site-wide blackouts set for Wednesday as pressure mounts for others to do the same.

As the politicians change their focus, the web community is struggling to keep up. Update: SOPA bill sponsor Lamar Smith (R-TX) said Tuesday afternoon that the bill will be debated in the House Judiciary Committee sometime in February. Meanwhile the larger issue of protecting intellectual property on the web and the religious war between the content and the Internet industry will likely to continue to rage, no matter what’s…

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