PIPA Support Collapses, and Here's a Full List of the Senators Who…

Yesterday was, it turns out, a good day: so far, 18 senators previously in favor of PIPA now oppose it, seven of whom were former co-sponsors of the act. Here's the full list of converts. » 1/19/12 3:38am 1/19/12 3:38am

Everything You Need to Legally Protest SOPA

SOPA sucks. PIPA sucks. The proposed anti-piracy bills are terrible in pretty much every way. But they aren't laws yet, and there's plenty we can do to keep it that way. Here are six tools to help you fight SOPA online. » 1/18/12 7:00pm 1/18/12 7:00pm

SOPA Rage Spills into the Streets of New York

Something rare happened today in New York. Not breasts bared at an Apple Store. Not a subway train arriving on time. No—the city's nerds (myself included) took asses out of chairs to get angry about SOPA. Finally. » 1/18/12 5:00pm 1/18/12 5:00pm

SOPA And PIPA Are the Internet's Own Damn Fault

Lots of sites are protesting SOPA today by going dark. Turning your website black is cute, and even attention-grabbing. But the only way SOPA dies is if the Internet industry starts lobbying just as hard as the entertainment industry. » 1/18/12 4:27pm 1/18/12 4:27pm

SOPA Outrage Is Breaking the Senate's Websites

It looks like many of you really don't like this SOPA thing! And best of all, you're actually doing something about it: US Senate contact pages are being hammered so hard, they're crashing. » 1/18/12 1:14pm 1/18/12 1:14pm

PIPA Co-Sponsor Abandons His Awful Bill (Updated: Four Down!)

Senator Marco Rubio has had a change of conscience. The legislation abomination known as PIPA, birthed in part from Rubio's Floridian law-womb, just officially lost his support. Keep up the pressure, everyone. » 1/18/12 11:47am 1/18/12 11:47am

Follow All the Morons Confused by Wikipedia's Blackout in One Place

OMG why is wiki down?? How will I do my homework? WTF is this??? JESSIE have u seen this?? DOES ANYONE KNOW WHEN THE WAR OF 1812 STARTED OR WHY OR WHAT IT IS?? I'm angry on Twitter. » 1/18/12 11:40am 1/18/12 11:40am

The One Wikipedia Page You Can Actually Read Today

The SOPA Blackout may be spreading across the internet today, which includes Wikipedia. But as Giz comrade Mark Wilson points out, there's one Wiki entry you can actually navigate to: the Stop Online Piracy Act page (DUH!). » 1/18/12 9:52am 1/18/12 9:52am

This Is What an Internet Protest Looks Like

Today, taking a break from hurling racist slurs and GIFs at one another, the internet is taking a symbolic stand against SOPA and PIPA—two awful laws that would ruin the web. Behold the blackout rebellion. » 1/18/12 9:40am 1/18/12 9:40am