WTF is SOPA?

Summary:John "TotalBiscuit" Bain, a UK Law graduate, professional gaming commentator and journalist, has put together a great video on the subject of SOPA.

I'm getting an increasing number of questions relating to SOPA bill introduced in the House of Representatives on October 26, 2011. The subject is well outside of my domain, but John "TotalBiscuit" Bain, a UK law graduate, professional gaming commentator and journalist, has put together a great video on the subject.

I highly recommend that you take 22 minutes out of your day to listen to it.

Note: Activision are not on the list of supporters for SOPA, but EA is a supporter.

It's worth noting that Representative Lamar Smith, the creator of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), has been consistently receiving donations averaging $50 000 from the TV/film/music industry for each of his re-election campaigns for the past ten years.

This, my US friends, are the reason why you should care about SOPA.

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Topics: Piracy, Legal

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Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is an internationally published technology author who has devoted over a decade to helping users get the most from technology -- whether that be by learning to program, building a PC from a pile of parts, or helping them get the most from their new MP3 player or digital camera.Adrian has authored/co-authored technic... Full Bio

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