Fast Facts: "A SOPA/PIPA Blackout Explainer" & ALA's SOPA, PIPA, and OPEN Quick Reference Guide
Here’s an explainer of the basics of the bills, the protests and how you make your voice heard.
Here are the Questions the Author Asks and Answers:
1. What prompted the protest?
2. Why are these bills on the table?
3. What’s the status of the bills?
4. Who’s sponsored these measures?
5. What can you do?
Read the Complete Post
See Also: PIPA, SOPA and OPEN Act Quick Reference Guide (via ALA’s Washington Office)
See Also: January 17, 2012 Statement by House Judiciary Chairman, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX)
“Stop Online Piracy Act Markup to Resume in February”
See Also: OpenDNS To Participate in Anti-SOPA Protests
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.