For better or worse, I don’t get into political action much. However, this strikes a chord with me. Current legislation, namely the Stop Online Privacy Act (bill) and PROTECT IP (bill), aim to extend the reach of the US government and copyright holders against websites they believe to be in violation of intellectual property rights. Here’s a video explaining some of the details–watch it to the end, where there are some notes on more recent versions of the bills. The EFF has some great resources to fight SOPA and PROTECT IP.