SOPA / PIPA Blackout

On January 18 many websites, including Reddit and Boing Boing, are going dark in protest of SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act), two dangerous bills that would dramatically alter the internet landscape and create a punishing censorship regime in ill-attempts at stopping copyright infringement.

To learn more, watch the video below.

Second Mode will go on strike January 18 from 8am to 8pm EST in support of the SOPA/PIPA Blackout.

For more information about SOPA/PIPA and what you can do to stop it, please visit these sites:

H.R.3261 – Stop Online Piracy Act

S.968 – PROTECT IP Act of 2011

Could SOPA Strangle Second Life? Sadly, Seems So.

Stop American Censorship

Hate SOPA? 6 things you can do to stop it

SOPA Strike

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