Imagine an Internet, a world where YouTube, Flickr, Facebook and Twitter do not exist. A world without links, search engines and user-generated content. A web in which it is sufficient to threaten legal action to easily obtain the removal of any content from the provider, or even where the same provider can choose (individually) to remove it in order to avoid unpleasant consequences.
Can not imagine it, right? Yet this is what might happen if they were approved in the U.S. bills SOPA ( Stop Online Piracy Act ) and PIPA ( Protect IP Act ) currently before Congress.
The choice of LeggiOggi was to not obscure their own pages but, as befits a daily legal information, promote awareness of these proposals liberticide and stimulate discussion on the reasons for the protest.
I try to give my contribution, trying to explain what are the reasons why it is right to strike.