While both sides seemed to have some legitimate arguments about why a person should or should not support these proposals, I felt that the Pro-SOPA/PIPA side won the overall debate. While the Anti-SOPA/PIPA side definitely seemed more prepared, I felt that they were refuting arguments made by the other side much less and were instead relying on prepared scripts to just add more information to the conversation. There was also some talking on the Anti-SOPA/PIPA side that was a bit distracting while the Pro-SOPA side was taking their turns, and this made it harder to focus on the debate as a whole. I felt that both sides provided good information, but it just seemed that the Pro-SOPA side had better tactics and arguments.
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