Boozman Withdraws PIPA Support! (UPDATED: Griffin Drops Off SOPA Bill!)

John Boozman

Kudos to U.S. Sen. John Boozman (R) of Arkansas, who announced he is withdrawing his support for the Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act (PIPA), in response to the "chorus of concerns" that came to a head today. Boozman posted on his Facebook page that he is having his name removed from the list of co-sponsors and would vote against the bill "in its current form." Full Boozman statement as follows: Over the past few weeks, the … [Read more...]

Fade to Black: These Awful Internet Censorship Bills Are Still A Thing!

Is there a naked lady behind this box? You'll never know!

Today's the big Stop SOPA/PIPA blackout day, where many popular websites are "going dark" to raise awareness of the dangers of the two Internet censorship bills in the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, respectively. The Arkansas Project is not going dark, since this site is not and has never been popular. However, I did install that obnoxious pop-up window you might have seen when you clicked over here. Fear not, it's just for one day. But I am doing my part to raise awareness, … [Read more...]