Congress today is working to pass SOPA (The Stop Online Piracy Act). SOPA would empower music and movie companies to essentially turn off sites deemed to be “enabling or facilitating” copyright infringement. This is broad language. Google, Facebook, Twitter and many others are trying to stop this from passing.
Read more at Lifehacker’s All About SOPA, the Bill That Wants to Cripple Your Internet.
Tumblr set up this page to call your representative: http://www.tumblr.com/protect-the-net/
Video from the Song-a-day guy, Jonathan Mann: