There’s been a lot of talk about these two pieces of proposed legislation, and some very big and popular sites have blacked themselves out today to make their point about what could happen if the government has the power to arbitrarily shut down websites. If you don’t understand what the prop0sed legislation is about, check out this graphic. It’s educational, and then you’ll know what your talking about when you say “SOPA / PIPA is totally bogus, dude.” Image courtesy of AmericanCensorship.org
Okay, the infographic from American Censorship was too large to upload to my host. Click on the link to see it. Here’s a good video to explain how the unintended consequences of legislation like SOPA / PIPA good ruin the internet for lots of people. After you watch it, go to the Fight for the Future site and send a message to Congress to stop this legislation.