As a small blog owner, a defender of the laws (sounds way cooler than “lawyer”), and an all-around big fan of the internet and free expression, in protest again SOPA and PIPA, and instead of blacking out my blog for the day, I’m posting this video and providing links to learn more about SOPA/PIPA. Today, major sites like Wikipedia, Google, Reddit, Mozilla, WordPress, I Can Has Cheeseburger, Twitpic, Wired, Greenpeace, Vimeo, and many more have shut down in protest against SOPA. Read up, learn more, and get involved.
Also, here is a letter from several musicians, artists, and creators you may know, who are standing against PIPA and SOPA. “We, the undersigned, are musicians, actors, directors, authors, and producers. We make our livelihoods with the artistic works we create. We are also Internet users. We are writing to express our serious concerns regarding the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) and the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) …”
January 18, 2012 2 Comments