Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Stop SOPA or ████████

Republicans claim to want no regulations and small government.  Meet SOPA, a republican sponsored bill that will restrict and censor the internet.  Web sites can be shut down for content posted by users.  That's right anyone can post a comment that contains "illegal" content and that site can be shut down.  Sounds like a great tool to silence democracy.   More information here:

- Rebecca MacKinnon (New York Times):
 “The potential for abuse of power through digital networks – upon which we as citizens now depend for nearly everything, including our politics – is one of the most insidious threats to democracy in the Internet age&ellipsis; This is no time for politicians and industry lobbyists in Washington to be devising new Internet censorship mechanisms, adding new opportunities for abuse of corporate and government power over online speech.”
Send a letter to your congressional representative to stop the internet-censoring SOPA 
 I've censored the following, in protest of a bill that gives any corporation and the US government the power to censor the internet--a bill that could pass THIS WEEK. To see the uncensored text, and to stop internet censorship, visit:
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