Understand the Internet Strike: SOPA, PIPA and a Free Internet

Today, January 18, 2012, a number of web sites are going dark to protest two bills currently before Congress that, if passed, could have a chilling effect on freedom of the intenet. The bill in the House is H.R. 3261: The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), while the Senate bill, S.968: PROTECT-IP Act of 2011, is commonly known as PIPA. ...more
Seriously, doesn't congress have more important issues to deal with? Is taking over control of ...more