It's scared them off SOPA-like activities.

The main reason why pirate site blocking requests have not yet been
made in the United States is down to SOPA. When the proposed SOPA
legislation made headlines five years ago there was a massive backlash
against website blocking, which isn’t something copyright groups want
to reignite.

“The legacy of SOPA is that copyright industries want to avoid
resurrecting the ghosts of SOPA past, and principally focus on ways to
creatively encourage cooperation with platforms, and to use existing
remedies,” Turkewitz tells us.

- d.

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