In case you were wondering about that censorship popup on SEB today

This is what it's about. SOPA is a terrible bill and the Republicans are doing everything they can to get it passed including not allowing outside testimony from groups and individuals opposed to it. The entertainment industry is throwing big bucks at getting it pushed through, but that doesn't mean you can't contact your senator about it. #seb

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If you want to take a stand again SOPA — the bill that would allow the US government to effectively censor the web — here's an easy way to send your Congressperson a letter.

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TechCrunch | Speak Out Against SOPA: Send Congress A Physical Letter In Just A Few Clicks
The web community is currently in an apprehensive uproar over the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), which threatens to create an Internet blacklist that operates at the DNS level in a misguided attempt t…

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3 thoughts on “In case you were wondering about that censorship popup on SEB today

  1. The biggest issue is money. The entertainment industry is trying to protect their profits and they could care less about who rights they trample on in the process. This is why it is really bad for the gvt to get involved. They should be protecting us from that, not playing into their hands. Do I have a solution for keeping content safe…no, I don't. I am just a SAHM without all the necessary info to come up with a workable solution. I just know that they really don't need to be passing laws about it. There are plenty as there is.

  2. There is more to this than the Entertainment Industry & Piracy 'fancy box cover'.

    PROTECT IP (S. 968)/SOPA (HR. 3261) – A repackaging of the previously blocked COICA, with new 'sugar-coated' malignant rhetoric & greater destructive potential.
    http://blog.opendns.com/2010/12/03/the-dangers-of-coica/

    Under the surface Chaos these Bills create, lurks more sinister Intent. They give the government the power to censor the Domain Name System (DNS), one of the most critical pieces of infrastructure for the Internet.

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