SOPA/PIPA Protests Bring the Web to a Halt

Quite impressed by the scale of the anti-SOPA/PIPA movements that have spread across the web like a blacked-out wildfire.

The Oatmeal has a fantastic little animated GIF that explains things well.


There’s also a nicely done video that talks about the bills and why they need to be stopped in their tracks.

And of course sites like and and have blacked themselves out. I think Congress is getting the picture. Thanks, devoted fans and friends of an open internet.