January 18, 2012

Today you may notice that many sites, including Google, Reddit, and Wikipedia, are displaying messages about SOPA and PIPA.

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Google blacks out its logo to raise awareness of SOPA and PIPA.

SOPA and PIPA are two bills currently in the House and Senate. These bills are aimed at hindering copyright infringement online. However, there is concern over the specifics of these bills and what the consequences of them would be should they come into effect.

Anyone managing a website today should be familiar with these bills and what changes they propose.

Here are some good places to look for more detailed information:

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