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Protect IP Act Threatens The Internet As We Know It.

This video explains how the entertainment industry is threatening the fundamental freedoms of the Internet.  The Protect IP act, if passed, could threaten sites like youtube and twitter:  Please watch:

[vimeo width="500" height="280"]http://vimeo.com/31100268[/vimeo]

The government thinks that they are protecting the work of artists but they are limiting the ability for underdogs to promote themselves.  The risks of the Protect IP Act outweigh the benefit to the entertainment industry.  Freedom and the lack of censorship are what have made the internet evolve into such a powerful media.  This act must be stopped.

Tell Congress not to censor the internet NOW! – fightforthefuture.org/​pipa

via Vimeo user Fight for the Future