As you may or may not have seen, today I joined in the Internet blackout to protest the SOPA and PIPA bills. I would try to explain it to you, but I would probably only confuse you more. Instead, I will provide links to other places where you can learn more:
The Great Internet Blackout: Why everyone is freaking out about SOPA and PIPA by Jimmy Bean at Hypable.com
Why SOPA is Dangerous by Chris Heald at mashable.com
Join the strike here
You can also click the ribbon in the corner of my blog.