Protect IP/SOPA – a threat to the net?

What is protect IP/SOPA anyway? The briefest of explanations sourced from Wikipedia describes it as  a proposed law with the stated goal of giving the US government and copyright holders additional tools to curb access to “rogue websites dedicated to infringing or counterfeit goods”, especially those registered outside the U.S.

The Wall Street Journal  also provides an overview on the Online Piracy Bill which many claim threatens the spirit of sharing online, is a violation of rights,  and according to Mashable, turns us all into “criminals”

 

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