Congress is currently debating a bill that could potentially destroy the internet as we know it.
The Stop Internet Piracy Act (SOPA) is a bill that is allegedly aimed at preventing non-legit sites from streaming copyrighted material. However, the bill is problematic and could give rise to a wave of censorship similar to how China does things. I don’t know about you, but I’m not willing to let this happen.
Check out the infographic below or read the article on GigaOm to get more info. If you want to help out (you should), go here and voice your opinion. You’ll be joining thousands of concerned students and citizens , as well as dozens of websites including this one, Reddit, Mozilla, Tumblr, and more. If we’re loud enough, hopefully we can beat down the media industry’s bribe-laden bill and keep our internet.
Also, use the sharing bar on the left to spread this message and get others involved. We need all the help we can get!
[Infographic source: americancensorship.org]