SOPA and PIPA: How We Got Here

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Thu, Dec 15th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

Well, life is really going to suck when they censor the Internet. But how did the United States get there? This video tries to explain what happened:

SOPA and PIPA are getting a lot of attention online, but the recent outcry is really the culmination of over a year's worth of negotiations, meetings, and debates. Public Knowledge explains how we arrived at this moment in SOPA and PIPA, and where we go from here.

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