Today, Wikipedia blacked out their site to protest The Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA, and Google censored its logo. It was easy to send forms to my representatives in Congress stating that I oppose both SOPA and the Protect Intellectual Property Act, or PIPA using the hyperlinks on the blacked out Wikipedia page. I do not support piracy by any means, but like many other Americans, I have serious reservations about these proposed laws.
According to The New York Times, the online protests are working and support for the bills in Congress is dwindling.
The infographic below is a good visual of what would happen if SOPA were passed as law:
Categories: Infographics, Technology and the Internet
Tags: Blackout, PIPA, SOPA, Wikipedia