SOPA

This is yet another anti-SOPA/PIPA statement, one of thousands or possibly millions on the web today. Don’t take my lack of blogging in the last few months to be any sign of ideological change, for I firmly believe that the freedom of speech is the biggest power that we can have. If virtually every page on the Internet is subject to arbitrary takedown, that is a blatant violation of our rights.

Sure, you won’t mind it most of the time. In fact, you might feel a bit good that online piracy is reduced, to a small degree. But when your most-used websites start disappearing,  and you have nowhere to turn, what will you do then?

Google on SOPA: https://www.google.com/landing/takeaction/

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