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SOPA: An infographic

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 19 Nov 2011 0:31 User comments (7)

SOPA: An infographic Over the past week we have posted a few articles on the disaster that is the proposed SOPA bill.
The bill will usher an era of Internet censorship in the United States and will create a huge innovation roadblock.

Americancensorship.org has posted a fantastic infrographic that explains the proposal, one that is criticized by all the major tech firms and the public.

As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words.

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7 user comments

119.11.2011 1:25

In Australia they are going to do this same sort of thing but only the web address will be blocked. so you can get around it and they do know that but they aren't fussed about going further.

Seems to me they want to do the same thing as Australia but go that step further.

All I can think of is when will the actually studio sites start to get blocked by ISPs due to the amount of possible copyright data being transferred and the ISP not really wanting that data to be transferred to them or customers as the studios could/might/will sue the ISP.

The US studios have being suing an ISP in Australia for the last 15 months and so far the Studios have lost everytime but the studios keep going and they are also saying they shouldn't have to pay for the ISP's court costs either now and really trying hard to get out of it.

219.11.2011 7:34

[Yakov Smirnoff Accent]
In the USA, Youtube watches you![/accent]

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 19 Nov 2011 @ 7:35


319.11.2011 14:32

One small step for Congress, one giant leap for Communism is USA.

Seriously this will fail within a year if this bill passes.

419.11.2011 15:35

Interesting you say that,i was at a party a few months back and listening to some people from Russia... They mentioned how fast the U.S. is embracing a lot of what made Russia bad. Some how in the back of my mind, while getting a replacement hard drive for a defective seagate drive, they asked me to ensure the drive would not be used in producing weapons of mass destruction, for terrorism, or any other illegal use. Not that i would, but why was I even asked... Sure seems we are now guilty until proven innocent.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 19 Nov 2011 @ 15:36

520.11.2011 4:36

Originally posted by SomeBozo:
Interesting you say that,i was at a party a few months back and listening to some people from Russia... They mentioned how fast the U.S. is embracing a lot of what made Russia bad. Some how in the back of my mind, while getting a replacement hard drive for a defective seagate drive, they asked me to ensure the drive would not be used in producing weapons of mass destruction, for terrorism, or any other illegal use. Not that i would, but why was I even asked... Sure seems we are now guilty until proven innocent.
LoL...like a terrorist would admit to it anyway? "Sure, I plan to use it to develop nukes, why do you ask?"


620.11.2011 8:39

I understand the majority of the sponsors of this bill receive financial donations/support from the RIAA, MPAA, etc. Another example of how our government is bought and paid for by Corporate of America. I guess of the people, by the people and for the people died with Lincoln.

74.3.2012 4:14

Originally posted by KillerBug:
[Yakov Smirnoff Accent]
In the USA, Youtube watches you![/accent]
George Orwell's "1984" rears its ugly head...

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