Urgent: Stop [U.S.] American censorship of the Internet
sending this special edition of our newsletter today because the U.S.
Congress is holding hearings on horrible legislation known as the "Stop
Online Piracy Act" (SOPA) which would directly attack the technical
architecture of the Internet and put every website at risk of being
taken offline, even due to a single baseless accusation from a copyright
troll. SOPA will hit "user generated content" especially hard -- many
collections of CC-licensed works will disappear. Read more in our blog
post -- Urgent: Stop [U.S.] American censorship of the Internet.
To take action now by contacting officials and spreading the word, please visit americancensorship.org --
a site that CC is proud to support along with friends such as the
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Free Software Foundation, and Public