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What’s bubbling up with SOPA?

January 18, 2012

You may have been reading about SOPA for the last few weeks or you may just now be hearing about it. The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is a proposed bill that – if passed – would restrict access to websites that host or facilitate pirated content. There is a lot of talk among groups and social forums in general about this bill, whether it will be passed and the potential effects it could have in the online world.Image

If you have not already, we suggest you read up on SOPA so you can follow this newsworthy bill’s progress. Here are a few articles that explain more about SOPA, break down the potential effects, and share both sides of the soap:

http://money.cnn.com/2012/01/17/technology/sopa_explained/index.htm

http://news.cnet.com/8301-31921_3-57329001-281/how-sopa-would-affect-you-faq/

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/19/technology/web-protests-piracy-bill-and-2-key-senators-change-course.html?_r=1&hp

http://www.dallasnews.com/business/technology/headlines/20120118-wikipedia-google-protest-u.s.-antipiracy-proposals.ece

What are your thoughts about SOPA? Are you in favor or against?

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