Posted January 19, 2012
Internet blackout day is over. Thank goodness! We can all get back to reading our favorite news sites.
By the way, did you contact your senators and house representative to tell them that PIPA and SOPA are bad ideas?
No? Oh dear. You can't go read the internet then.
But it's okay. We still have some time. At the very least, you should gosign a petition. Even better, you can write a letter to your senators and representativetel ling them not to support SOPA/PIPA. (Don't worry if you're not sure what to say, the site I linked you to even helps you write the letter.)
Still not sure what all the hoopla is about? Is "stopping piracy" really bad? I know the names can be a bit confusing. That's okay. Salman Khan of KhanAcademy.com has a great explanation: