Powerful lobbying groups want to censor and destroy the Internet via astonishingly ill-conceived and broad legislation in the U.S.
Large chunks of the Internet are voluntarily blacking out all or some of their content in protest, for 24 hours, today (Weds 18th Jan, 2012). I support this action. I would urge anyone to phone political representatives, boycott MPAA members’ products and services, and whatever else it takes to get this ridiculous legislation cast aside. From the printing press onwards, there have been people striving to stifle progress and creativity – these people don’t just oppose the illegal copying of commercial “content”, they really, really don’t want you or I generating and consuming content that they get no revenue from. It’s pretty much as simple as that.