Imagine a reality where anyone that has an issue with the content that you publish has the ability to go to the authorities and have them shut you down before any legal process starts and keeps you shut down until the process runs its course, even if the complaint is frivolous. Crazy, right?
Not only does this legislation in essence threaten how we access, publish, and share web content, it also sets a dangerous precedent that may threaten our other liberties and encourage other countries to enact similar legislation.
Don’t let Congress pass this! Get involved and contact your representative to let him know how you feel about it!
Find out more on how to get involved on the official SOPA Strike web site.
- Zemanta Supports the Fight Against Censorship (zemanta.com)
- Wikipedia blackout over SOPA and PIPA online piracy bills (dailymail.co.uk)
- Google to ‘change’ its homepage but refuses to join Wikipedia in blacking out … – Daily Mail (dailymail.co.uk)