18 Jan '12, 10pm

SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

“I am concerned about the corruption of government by media companies particularly,” according to Susinawa. “I have worked for a major label and also as a musician and band promoter and I know exactly how the entertainment business screws artists, suppresses product, bungles distribution and promotion and basically is actually bad for musicians and artists. The fact that a law like SOPA or PIPA can be fast-tracked with no mention on the nightly news, no debate, in closed sessions & the rest of it is alarming and indicates the power of corruption that the entertainment industry has to suppress information and produce, push or alter legislation that harms almost everyone in their pursuit of a trumped-up reason (pirates!) for their own business-model failures of the last 20 years.”

Full article: http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2139890/SOPA-Explain...

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