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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

... about SOPA and PIPA.

Boing Boing editor speaks to Al Jazeera

Uploaded by AlJazeeraEnglish on 18 Jan 2012 Numerous US-based websites, including Wikipedia, Boing Boing (Rob Beschizza, the managing editor speaking)and Reddit have gone offline as a protest against two US laws that they say limits important freedoms that the internet has brought people.

The two laws are called the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the "Protect Intellectual Property Act" (PIPA).Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter, eBay and AOL have all spoken out against the proposed legislation.