SOPA Legislation allows the United States Government to Shut Down Any Website Instantly (Video)

Via on Dec 7, 2011

Tell Congress not to censor the internet NOW! - fightforthefuture.org/pipa

PROTECT-IP is a bill that has been introduced in the Senate and the House and is moving quickly through Congress. It gives the government and corporations the ability to censor the net, in the name of protecting “creativity”. The law would let the government or corporations censor entire sites– they just have to convince a judge that the site is “dedicated to copyright infringement.”

The government has already wrongly shut down sites without any recourse to the site owner. Under this bill, sharing a video with anything copyrighted in it, or what sites like Youtube and Twitter do, would be considered illegal behavior according to this bill.

According to the Congressional Budget Office, this bill would cost us $47 million tax dollars a year — that’s for a fix that won’t work, disrupts the internet, stifles innovation, shuts out diverse voices, and censors the internet. This bill is bad for creativity and does not protect your rights.

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Jessica was called into her journey as a healer when she was misdiagnosed with a "normal" mammogram in 2007 and later went on to receive a stage three diagnosis of breast cancer in 2010. Jessica believes she received a call from Mother Earth to her dharma with food as medicine while embracing the end of an age on our planet. It is Jessica’s unique dharma to meditate on birth and death during this time on our planet. A cosmic call to ancient healing from her heart, her breast cancer diagnosis came three months into her new marriage and at the start of her newly founded healing arts practice in Boulder, Colorado. Jessica now lives with metastatic breast cancer that has spread to her skeletal system. Jessica is a compassionate practitioner who believes in trusting and listening to the wisdom of your own body. Her bodywork integrates the concepts of Ayurveda, Yoga, and Zen Shiatsu as well as Western concepts of anatomy and body systems to meet the client exactly where they are in the moment. As an Ayurvedic practitioner, she has tremendous respect for the vastness of the Ayurvedic system of medicine. She enjoys the unique learning and awareness that takes place with each client. When not singing Ella Fitzgerald, or Joni Mitchell songs, dreaming in Gospel, practicing yoga, painting watercolors, or performing Kate Bush, Jessica can be found at a local trail head, soaking, or basking in the sunlight, drinking fresh veggie juice while dreaming up ways to ceremoniously embellish the world with cosmic consciousness. Jessica loves to share through offerings of music and vocal inspirations in the light of divine grace in devotion to Jesus. You may learn more about Jessica at http://www.sadhanalove.com or follow her on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/greenbless.

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2 Responses to “SOPA Legislation allows the United States Government to Shut Down Any Website Instantly (Video)”

  1. Jared polis says:

    This is a really terrible bill. It would follow the "china model" and the Internet in each nation would be different. A terrible power for our government and large corporations to have, the bill also includes dns blocking and is not technically sound nor consistent with the architecture of the Internet.

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