ACTA is SOPA and PIPA on steroids; granting copyright holders direct powers to demand that ISPs remove alleged copyright-infringing material from the internet merely on a whim. With legal oversight being eliminated, the potential for abuse will likely be greater…
…if they had an inkling of the close proximity of peril – there could potentially be mass-panic. So, it is better to keep the populace distracted by Romney vs. Gingrich and Obama vs. Jan Brewer, pacified by reality T.V. sensations Snooki and the Kardashians, and deceived by positive though sluggish 2.8% economic growth.
Since that terrible day in 2001, wise Americans have been braced for another catastrophic event; one worse than 9/11. Excluding natural disasters such as Hurricane Katrina, that catastrophe has yet to rear its ugly, vicious head. But, as World War 3.0 is for today waging quietly around us, shouldn’t we be “preppers” and be ready for the worst-case scenario?
Anonymous has been referred to as an “internet-based superconsciousness.” The hacktivist collective’s slogan is “We are Anonymous, We are legion, We never forgive, We never forget, Expect us.” This is a group that has demonstrated that they should not be taken lightly; that they should indeed be “expected.”
The World Wide Web allows fast and nearly effortless access to video, music, news, opinion, fact, fiction, truth, and lies…SOPA may end up losing some teeth before biting into the meat of our internet freedom, but for how long will the internet remain free?