This is a VERY important bill to stop. The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), although well-meaning in theory, has become so broad that, if enacted, it could (and will) drastically and negatively impact EVERY online business, personal blog or website, and social media. Google, Wikipedia, Amazon, and other game-changing tech companies have even threatened to shut down for an internet blackout day to raise awareness of the dangers of SOPA. Please read the whole article – it really does concerns us all. Then, please make a difference and let your elected congressional representative know how you feel. I did.
Read more here….The Problem with SOPA (And How to Stop It)
UPDATE: The White House has issued a formal statement AGAINST the passing of the bill.
“While we believe that online piracy by foreign websites is a serious problem that requires a serious legislative response, we will not support legislation that reduces freedom of expression, increases cybersecurity risk, or undermines the dynamic, innovative global Internet.”
Moran taing, Mr. Obama!