A number of activists of the world internet services, such as Google to Wikipedia, was whispering because of the existence of the draft Anti-Piracy Law Online or called Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA blackout) and Protect IP Act (PIPA) is now being deliberated in the UnitedStates.
Reported by Venture Beat, SOPA blackout is described later allow the U.S. government and corporate copyright holders to target foreign websites alias from outside the U.S. that are considered in violation, piracy or counterfeiting of intellectual property.
For example, if there are websites that have been accused of illegal content that violates copyright (including songs, pictures, video clips, etc.), then the site can be blocked by ISP in the U.S., was posted from a search engine, and even intercepted to run online business with providers of payment services like PayPal.
No doubt, look at the various possibilities that could be done, many parties are concerned about the implementation of this Act. Because would drastically change the way the Internet operates.
Wikipedia English version of the site plans will be closed for 24 hours on Wednesday when the United States. The same is done Reddit site that will be offline for 12 hourson the same day as a protest against the movement Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA blackout) was initiated by the United States.