american censorship day, november 16

It's American Censorship Day. I draw your attention to an emergency for the internet. Today, Congress holds hearings on the Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect IP Act, which would put our basic internet freedoms on the chopping block. We're talking about an American internet censorship system.

These bills can pass. It's not out of the question. And if they do, the Internet and free speech will never be the same. This video explains it quite simply:

Because I run a website, this issue is particularly important to me. But if you are a user of the internet (and I think you are), it should be important to you too. What you can do: Tell Congress to vote "no" on the Internet Blacklist Bills. For further information, and to send a letter to Congress, go here.

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