- Geek & Sci-Fi
Amidst all the protesting and chaos as the Internet turned around and gave Congress a mighty whack on the nose for trying to pass the awful Stop Online Piracy Act and PROTECT IP Act, one question, well, denial, kept coming up: "C'mon.
By now, we all know all too well how the music industry loves to whine incessantly about how internet leeches are bleeding it dry, and how it's been trying to get its bought and paid for henchmen in Washington to pass awful legislation like SOPA and PIPA so it can basically be instated as the internet's overlord.
The New York Times today published an op-ed written by Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) head Cary Sherman that's little more than a massive whine over the defeat of SOPA and PIPA that reads like a breakup letter written by a shocked, scornful former lover.
I recently read, and I sadly can't recall where, that someone had attended a taping of the Daily Show and -- in the Q&A session that takes place between Jon Stewart and his audience before each show -- questioned why the show had yet to utter a word about SOPA and PIPA.
Yesterday was a whirlwind for pretty much the entire Internet.
Boo Internet Censorship, Yay Internet Freedom: The Anti-SOPA Meme |Warming Glow| SPLOOSH.