SOPA Visualized

There’s a great MoJo explainer by Siddhartha Mahanta and Nick Baumann up today on the SOPA blackout. This video is a good enhancer. 


A big part of some of the bigger-than-average gains (see Kate Sheppard‘s Keystone piece today) against environmental folly of late are thanks to a truly free and unhindered internet. Also worth a look: our slideshow of major websites that went dark on Wednesday in protest of SOPA.


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