Between Tuesday, Jan. 17 and Wed., Jan.18 may web sites, including Wikipedia, plan to “blackout” in protest of 2 impending bills in the House (SOPA) and Senate (PIPA). On NOv. 16, Tumblr did a test blackout to promote the cause and encourage people to write or call their Congressman.
Google will also use its homepage to protest (READ HERE)
Here’s a web site that explains the difference between the 2 bills.
Hollywood vs. Silicon Valley: Why SOPA/PIPA matters
Here’s an infographic:
Here’s a call to action and more videos:
Another great article, with plenty of links: http://henryjenkins.org/2012/01/internet_blackout_sopa_reddit.html
OUR OWN CODY took the liberty of creating his own post. He points to a site showing where the money trail leads.
For a more in depth look at the debate, watch this:
Where do the Congressmen stand? See this LINK
To find out more about WHO OPPOSES and WHO SUPPORTS these bills, scroll down to the bottom of this article
So….are you more informed than the average U.S. citizen?