I know a good portion of the regular visitors to this blog are actually not within the U.S., however the current Internet constricting bill set to be voted on by American politicians is something that will necessarily have worldwide effect, so I hope you can bear with me.
Don’t know what SOPA and PIPA are? Here’s a four minute rundown of why this would be a remarkably bad worldwide precedent to set:
Don’t have four minutes? Here’s a great infographic that breaks it down as well:
In protest of this singularly bad attempt at corporate-driven governmental control, a Blackout has been organized for 1/18, so don’t be surprised if you go to your favourite websites and see a black screen with the simple message “Stop SOPA”, including this one.