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 |

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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One Response to Casual Friday — don’t break the internet!

  1. Thank God these things died in transit. For now, anyway. Rest assured, these egos do not have boundaries such as ‘don’t fix what isn’t broken’ or ‘don’t alter what you don’t fully understand”.

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