Casual Friday — don’t break the internet!

For those who haven’t become saturated by the argument (in the U.S., anyway) over the SOPA / PIPA bills floating around in Congress, here’s a bit more background for you. First, some video from Fight For the Future:

Next, an explainer from the Khan Academy (direct link):

If you’d like to read more, here are some good links:

Fight For The Future

A SOPA/PIPA Blackout Explainer | Wired.com

January 18: Internet-Wide Protests Against the Blacklist Legislation | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Why ONA opposes SOPA – Online News Association

What is SOPA and how does it work? The Stop Online Piracy Act explained | The Verge

How SOPA would affect you: FAQ | CNET News

Gizmodo: What Is SOPA?

Just In Case, Here’s SOPA For Dummies

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