The media is reporting that Congressional and Senate candidates in both parties are feeling the heat over opposition to SOPA and the slightly weaker Protect-IP. Opposition is bi-partisan now and involving legislators who had been neutral or silent before. Generally, conservatives may be opposing it more than liberals.
CNET, in a story by Declan McCullagh, reports on pressure against Wisconsin Republican Senator Rand Paul, who no likely would get an earful on it from his libertarian leaning dad Ron Paul, a candidate in the GOP primaries. The story, about a “Reddit-based” attack on Paul, is (website url) here.
Apparently SOPA is creating controversy, maybe divisions, at the Las Vegas electronics show ("CES 2012"), according to a Jan. 12 Washington Post story by Cecilia Kang, here.