SOPA and Internet Censorship
The planned January 18, 2012 web blackout/strike in protest of SOPA includes a number of sites online users visit daily including: Wikipedia, Reddit, Wordpress, Boing Boing, and lots of Twitter/Facebook users.
An in-person protest on January 18 at 12:30 pm [780 Third Ave (at 49th street) â€” outside the offices of New York Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, sponsors of Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA)] is planned: http://isoc-ny.org/p2/?p=2812. The White House has issued a statement that it does not support this controversial legislation.
Colbertâ€™s take on SOPA: