Internet Censorship: Fighting Back

What’s this about?
Congress is trying to pass legislation that threatens free speech and innovation on the Internet, under the banner of anti-piracy efforts.

What’s at risk?
The proposed infrastructure would damage the security of the Internet and allow the government extensive censorship abilities.
The result?
Your favorite websites, both inside and outside the US, could be blocked based on a single infringement claim, without any due process of law.

How is it done?
The US will be able to block a site’s web traffic, ad traffic and search traffic using the same website censorship methods used by China, Iran and Syria.

What about piracy?
Piracy is a problem but there are better ways to address it that don’t stifle innovation, knowledge and creativity — or give the US such unchecked power over the global Internet.

People wake up this is a serious threat.
To our threat of freedom.
and if sites like Google and Firefox are joining in the fight against this, then maybe there is some merit to this threat.

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? says ... on Wednesday, Jan 18 at 10:30 AM

Do you have an original thought or are you just regurgitating what you read and claiming it as your own (aka plagiarism?)

um says ... on Wednesday, Jan 18 at 10:31 AM

Do you have an original thought or are you just regurgitating what someone else posts and using it as your own (aka plagiarism?)

thinker of future effects says ... on Wednesday, Jan 18 at 2:36 PM

i swear the government is learning nothing of the pass and just getting greedy with power, if this law does pass in the us then thats just the beginning, people are already mad about gas prices so ppl mad already government trying to take control=war

thinker of future effects says ... on Wednesday, Jan 18 at 2:41 PM

war is the outcome that will happen in time, look at the past history, revolution war, we got mad about the taxes on tea and got pushed into a war when the king tried controlling us, anyone else see something the same of now and then?

Anonymous says ... on Wednesday, Jan 18 at 9:54 PM

Peeps tend to forget that the internet is just a bunch of cables lying all over the earth, of course the Gov were gonna take that sort of infrastructure away from the people......wake up everyone! this is the real world, not the political correct one

Anonymous says ... on Thursday, Jan 19 at 7:33 AM

nothing better to do than to mess with the internet? there aren't any other problems that could be addressed now? i think this is just something they are doing to cover up something bigger that they are currently doing. there is a deeper motive

thinker of future effects says ... on Thursday, Jan 19 at 8:57 PM

we all know its the real world, also in the real world there's wars over stupid stuff and ppl are dying, if the government keeps it up whats going to be the outcome? what its doing is trying to get more power, and if they are, the past will repeat

thinker of future effects says ... on Thursday, Jan 19 at 9:01 PM

and no one wants that, we are moving too fast ahead of ourselves in tech and as humans beginning to get greedy, and we will bring our own deaths..and if they are covering up for something i hope they are ready for the outcome

thinker of future effects says ... on Thursday, Jan 19 at 9:04 PM

gas prices and this is just the start, what happens next is any ones move. just lets hope that it wont start anything, i wish for not another civil war with the same reasons of the revolution war..

AmaraEveinson says ... on Friday, Jan 20 at 8:19 PM

Woh! Do you people really think this will end up bring a war? As much as I care about the internet as you do, do we really need to take it that far? I think if just talk this over and let the gov't know how we feel towards this... sorry losing space.

thinker of future effects says ... on Tuesday, Jan 24 at 3:11 PM

im not really say that they're would be a war im just saying that little stuff that happens now can end up in a war in the future, everything we do can effect stuff of the future.

thinker of future effects says ... on Tuesday, Jan 24 at 3:13 PM

so it prolly wont start a war right now and it might not be this that might cause it but its the little things that can start something in the future, im looking at past events and now, so do i think its going to start one now? no

thinker of future effects says ... on Tuesday, Jan 24 at 3:15 PM

but it could be a small reason for one in the future, we may never know

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