ANALYSIS: Online companies win piracy fight

Saturday, January 21, 2012 | 4:56 p.m. CST

WASHINGTON — Outspent but hardly outgunned, online and high-tech companies triggered an avalanche of Internet clicks to force Congress to shelve legislation that would curb online piracy. They outmaneuvered the entertainment industry and other old-guard business interests, leaving them bitter and befuddled.