wilwheaton:

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) claims that SOPA and PIPA are aimed at stopping online piracy. But as this infographic demonstrates, it’s really about fighting innovation.
(Embiggen at Infographic: Why the movie industry is so wrong about SOPA)

wilwheaton:

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) claims that SOPA and PIPA are aimed at stopping online piracy. But as this infographic demonstrates, it’s really about fighting innovation.

(Embiggen at Infographic: Why the movie industry is so wrong about SOPA)

  • the world: hey man we've got some really serious problems like global warming and mass economic failure and riots and genocide and aids and cancer and your healthcare system is shit so maybe we should get to work
  • US government: sit down I have to stop people from sharing things online
  • US government: also pizza is vegetables

UK citizens, get out from under the USA’s foot!

epic4chan:

“The Extradition Act passed by Labour in 2003, was designed for terror suspects… ‘It was never intended for cases like that of Richard O’Dwyer.” more

Sign this petition and call your representatives.

Richard O’Dwyer, a UK citizen, had no servers in the USA. He has not been to the USA since he was 5. But he is going to be extradited to the USA and face the possibility of 10 years in prison for linking to copyrighted material that he did not host.

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