Have you heard of it?
Apparently a lot of sites are boycoting Sopa, the Stop Online Piracy Act. I complitely get it - it's pretty scary stuff, I mean we read Dystopian novels with Police States, do we really want that to come true, I'd say no.
If you haven't heard of Sopa or The Blackout Wednesday, here are some videos to get your head around the fact that these sites will be down today:
Yes, a day without FailBlog, WordPress and Wiki...
The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on their version of the bill known as SOPA or the Stop Online Piracy Act. The Protect IP Act would allow the attorney general to create a blacklist of sites they see as engaging in infringing activities, to be blocked by ISP providers, search engines, payment providers and advertising networks all without a court hearing or trial. Numerous groups have come out against it but will Congress listen. O'Reilly Media's Alexander Howard discusses.
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