If you haven’t heard, there is legislation pending on Capitol Hill that would essentially censor the internet. Although the thought behind the Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) and the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is good, the effects of their passing would eliminate the freedom we all have come to find on the internet. In an attempt to stop piracy and protect the entertainment industry, this legislation would cripple those who’ve built business on the Internet.
Can you imagine the government blocking Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, or Google? The ambiguity in the language of this legislation would make all of this possible. Continue reading