The fight against SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, may be one of the most important fights ever waged on the internet. It threatens to change the course of the web’s development, and not for the better.
Given the impact this dark and misguided legislation would have on the internet economy, it’s no surprise that many are coming together to do what they can to ensure it doesn’t become law.
The media is starting to pay attention, and SOPA supporters like GoDaddy are seeing that such support comes at a cost. These things provide some hope that SOPA will be defeated.
Unfortunately, however, the discussion about SOPA is incomplete.