If you’ve been following the news lately, you have no doubt read about the ongoing legislative battles between internet users’ rights to privacy and protecting intellectual property being waged in Canada, USA, and other countries across the world.
You may have noticed that some of the websites you frequently visit are not working today. This is because countless websites are \”going dark\” in protest of the SOPA and PIPA legislation in the U.S., which will be voted on as of January 24th. The list includes Wikipedia, Reddit, Tucows, and a few hundred, if …
You\’ve heard of SOPA, right? This is a bill in the U.S. that will make it really easy for the government to shutdown websites that they THINK are illegal, etc. If you aren\’t aware, you really should be, as it could potentially touch us all. GoDaddy initially supported SOPA, and the Internet community has lashed out at them, causing GoDaddy to reverse their decision on the issue.