Today, many websites are going black in protest of the SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act) bills. SOPA has been shelved but may be rewritten. Unfortunately PIPA is alive and well.
If you don't understand what the hubbub is about and why you should be concerned about the bills passing, I embedded a video of notable bloggers explaining why SOPA and PIPA as they are currently written are a very bad idea if you like freedom of speech on the Internet.
If you want more information, http://www.blogworld.com/sopais a great place to start.
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