But thats become the big question thats derailed the bills progress in the House. Congressmen and women have tacitly admitted that they dont understand how the Internet works, and Internet experts have argued that the nations lawmakers dont understand how the Hollywood-supported bill stands to destroy the Internet as we know it by opening up the possibility of widespread censorship. The emerging theme, weve said before, is that SOPA uses a draconian solution to address a problem that we truly dont understand. If you asked Reddits hivemind, they would tell you emphatically: it is a bad idea.
Worldwide the net has struck a blow at the powers that be (TPTB), and those stakeholders are striking back…..