As a result of the many protests, these Acts have been postponed indefinitely. Well done to the masses 🙂
If you think all the ‘hype’ about the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) is something that will just blow over, think again. Have you thought how this will impact the very important world of the internet and in turn how it will impact your business or how you use the internet? How often do you use wikipedia for reference? Do you search using Google?
If you live outside of the States, don’t think it won’t affect you… the internet is GLOBAL, so EVERYONE will be affected.
Read more about it here at the globe and mail.
Here’s a basic outline (larger image in the globe and mail article, see link above):