SOPA is a bill before Congress that’d overly constrict the free flow of information on the internet in favor of narrow interpretations of copyright. This could shut down even the most innocent education website. Here’s one analysis of SOPA’s potential effects; food for thought before letting a US Atty General have so much power.
Edudemic: What SOPA Means for Education, Technology & the Future of the Internet
SOPA is essentially an Internet Kill Switch that lets the US Attorney General force an Internet Service Provider to stop all traffic to a particular site within 5 days. SOPA could be problematic for some educational websites. For example, not all education technology apps and websites have the prop…