This Is Important, You Should Know About It of the Day: The despicable Internet Blacklist Bill — known as the “ PROTECT IP Act ” or S. 968 in the Senate and the “ Stop Online Piracy Act ” or H.R. 3261 in the House — has been discussed on TDW in the past , but crunch-time is upon us as Congress officially began holding hearings today on the most harmful Internet censorship legislation of our time.
An informative video on the bill’s many ills has been posted above, but, in brief, the legislation, if passed, would essentially hand the Internet over to corporations, allowing them to sue and shut down any website that so much as hosts a link to copyrighted material.
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