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Wed, Nov 16 2011 21:54:55 UTC

American Censorship Day

Today is an important day on the Internet for all Americans as Congress debates on whether to implement a national firewall, in the same way that countries like China have their own well known censorship procedures implemented. The American Censorship Day is a response by many companies and organizations in order to get people to speak out against the proposed law, which would force all Internet providers to block all foreign websites suspected of infringing local rules, without due process and no appeal. While some Hollywood lobbyists are pushing for this, it would certainly impact creative expression online, and cause a chilling effect on many.

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