SOPA (A bill that will send you to prison for watching YouTube videos) is being voted on todayby Thomas Hruska on Dec. 15, 2011, under Politics, Technology
There are two bills in the House (SOPA – H.R.3261) and Senate (PROTECT IP – S.968) both aimed to attempt to stop online piracy and much, much more. SOPA is being voted on in the House today. If you like YouTube for watching videos (for any purpose) and like being a free citizen and outside of prison, then you should drop what you are doing right now and make a phone call to your representative. There is now a very easy way to do that for this particular piece of legislation:
As written, these bills will hurt small businesses and individuals alike – there is no benefit to anyone but lawsuit-happy lawyers and large corporate interests. That is all.