If you’re online at all today, you’ve probably noticed that some major sites, like Wikipedia, have gone dark to protest SOPA and PIPA. I stopped by Wikipedia this morning to look up some random bit of information and got their dark page instead. It was a good reminder that we rely on these tools to enhance our lives and our knowledge. In very short, legislation like SOPA and PIPA is harmful to most internet users while not efficiently stopping online piracy.
For more info on the protest, check out these articles and posts.