Keep slogging, anti-kakistocrats! It's an uphill battle. The natural progress of things is to deteriorate without maintenance. Our liberty requires maintenance.
This week, controversial legislation that could result in government censorship of the internet and stifle innovation came under fire. Supporters of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA), which claim to crack down on online piracy overseas, started peeling off the bills.
A day before any popular websites launched protests on Wednesday, Heritage Action released its key vote against SOPA and PIPA. It was picked up around the country, and thanks to dedicated conservatives taking action, made a big difference in Congress: (Continue reading...)
Saturday, January 21, 2012
SOPA Support Crumbles under Pressure
A few days ago, I posted a letter I sent to my representatives in Washington, D.C. Apparently, it (and millions like it, as well as Google blacking out their logo, and Wikipedia going completely dark) got their attention. Heritage Action for America reports: