Wednesday, 18 January 2012
SOPA and PIPA - The Internet Under Attack
You wanna find something out, you type "_______ wiki" in google. But that don't work today. Wikipedia is offline due to two bills being discussed by the US.
SOPA and PIPA are being portrayed as bills designed to stop copyright infringement but it comes as no surprise that they are attacks on the free expression of the internet.
BNTL is a medium that exists within this realm.
The internet is a free global source. It's the medium which has joined people across the world. It was designed to be a more democratic, widely available, communicative tool. It is but a shadow of its former incarnation - littered with ads etc. - but these laws implemented by one nation state effect the whole world and our way of using this powerful medium.
READ THE DECLARATION OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF CYBERSPACE