An open letter to Congress written by luminaries of the Internet, such as Vint Cerf--co-designer of TCP/IP, and Robert W. Taylor--founder of ARPAnet among others, implores Congress to back off and squash both SOPA, and its sibling PIPA legislation. The letter states, â€œIf enacted, either of these bills will create an environment of tremendous fear and uncertainty for technological innovation, and seriously harm the credibility of the United States in its role as a steward of key Internet infrastructure.â€
The big companies have taken over and won’t be likely to change their minds because of some internet pioneers’ pleas.
Sad but rue.
To the supporters: Supercharge Our Pockets Act?
To everyone else: Stifle Online Publications Act
The big companies have taken overMichael[/QUOTE] They never left in the first place. Then again, who cares. They can’t keep up with technology as they have proven over the last 40 years.