Effects of SOPA on non-Americans

Few weeks ago, after small and major web sites blacked out in protest of SOPA, the US congress decided to pause it. Note, they did not throw it out completely but until they can come up with changes to make it pass. So the battle is not exactly over, even though the Internet won the first round. Those outside the US may think that American law does not affect them, but in reality it does, directly and indirectly.…

Say No to SOPA and PIPA

I've been holding back this post about SOPA and PIPA until today. As you have probably noticed several websites have blocked their content. Most notably, Wikipedia (the English version), Reddit and The Cheezburger Network (memebase etc…) just to name a few, to protest against these bills. They are American bills, you shouldn't care if you live outside the US. Wrong! Look at the sites you visit, how many of them are based in the US?…