How are you holding up with the blackouts today dealing with SOPA? Any idea of what it is and why YOU should be concerned? Here are some resources to help you understand how it affects you and the resources you use–including libraries! (And if you hear the name “PIPA” being used and think that the sister of the future Queen of England is involved, guess again!) NPR even has one of it’s librarians stationed on its Twitter feed to help those who are suffering from Wiki withdrawal!
- When Even The Librarians Are Against SOPA…
- SOPA, PIPA: What you need to know
- Wikipedia Blackout: Media Sites Try to Fill Gap with ‘AltWiki’ Thread
- REDDIT site – information and ways to take action against SOPA and PIPA
- SOPA – the text of the Act
- PIPA – the text of the Act