Stop SOPA/PIPA

Today the Internet protests the idiocy of SOPA/PIPA, many by blacking out their site to demonstrate what these censorship bills could well do to the Internet as we know it.

I haven’t bothered with blacking out my site, but I will urge any USAmerican readers of mine to hassle their representatives. Watch a great summary of the issue below:

And, for a more in-depth explanation, go watch the ever-insightful Clay Shirkey’s talk at TED: Defend our freedom to share (or why SOPA is a bad idea)