People Shouldn’t Go To Prison For Sharing A Video – Stop SOPA – TAKE ACTION!

shockleewebpic_sopaisbackFight for the Future and the Center for Rights are campaigning to get everyone involved to stop the censorship-driven, business-crushing, unnecessarily-criminalizing, horrible-for-web-users-everywhere, SOPA [Stop Onlince Piracy Act] from coming back to life. This affects everyone who uses the internet, so yes this means you too. Get the word out to your friends and help stop SOPA it before it spreads.

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What Is TPP & How Does It Affect You?

You probably heard about the new freedom threatening acronym floating around the news. So what is TPP and what’s wrong with it? Our friends at EFF explain:

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TAKE ACTION: SOPA Is Back! Reborn By Congress As IPAA

Well here we go – it’s SOPA 2.0.

After internet freedom being threatened by ACTA, SOPA, COICA, PIPA, and CISPA, now comes IPAA which has been quietly reintroduced to the House by Rep. Lamar Smith.

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Why SOPA Is A Bad Idea: A Must See Explanation By Clay Shirky

This short 14 minute video will paint a picture for you of how SOPA & PIPA will break the internet, business, sharing and innovation. Share it with your friends – the threat continues…don’t sleep!

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What Is ACTA? Another Major Threat To Creativity & Innovation

The internet is under attack and faces serious changes on a global level, you may have heard about SOPA and PIPA due to the recent events that took place in the U.S. but there is a third very threatening and potentially devastating trade agreement looming called ACTA [The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement] also being passed around various governments in Europe.

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An Open Letter To Washington From Artists And Creators

Please forward this open letter to Washington from artists and creators signed by a group of greatly talented people who care to make a difference and speak out against the current SOPA bill that is threatening to censor our internet in the U.S. and along with it would devastate innovation, artistic and cultural communication, works of art, technological advances, businesses and the livelihoods of many.

Our own Hank Shocklee on behalf of Shocklee Entertainment is a part of this open letter being hosted at stopthewall.us/artists

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TAKE ACTION: Your Website May Be Shut Down! Scary Facts On SOPA [Stop Online Piracy Act]

Calling all fans of the internet and people who’s business, study and/or art depend greatly on being able to use the internet freely. THE INTERNET AS WE KNOW IT IS AT RISK! Watch this and act now! Stop Censorship!

If you’re in the U.S. CALL CONGRESS – you can use the simple, automated service at http://americancensorship.org/ - Tell your Representative that you want them to vote NO on SOPA.

SOPA is slated for a vote in the House Judiciary Committee on THURSDAY – SPREAD THE WORD ONLINE NOW!

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What Is SOPA? & How You Can Stop The First American Internet Censorship System

Today is American Censorship Day, a day of protest against SOPA [the Stop Online Piracy Act], a controversial bill currently being reviewed by congress that if passed, will essentially blacklist some of your favorite websites such as Vimeo, Flickr and Etsy just to name a few. This bill would kill the internet as we know it by censoring and blocking access to these sites and many more from within the U.S. SOPA is a serious threat to the future of many businesses and the development of innovation and technology in the U.S. Here’s some info on what’s going on and how you can spread the word on this serious matter.

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Protect IP Act Could Mean The End Of The Internet As We Know It

Here’s an important piece of news that could especially affect the creative community, entrepreneurs, innovators and fans. PROTECT-IP [short for Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011] is a bill currently under review in the U.S. Congress that if passed will GREATLY change the internet as we know it today.

If you’re unsure of what’s going on, watch this video from Fight For The Future.

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