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Originally posted by CoherentlyConfused
The internet is the last portal of non-bias information that we have. We can't trust television, radio or newspapers to get us the truth. If we let it go, people will fall back to those traditional forms, where we will be steadily informed that everything is A-okay.
Originally posted by AnIntellectualRedneck
I know this sounds kind of crazy, but hear me out:
If people can't have access to their favorite sites, if they have a lot of their distractions removed, because of SOPA/PIPA, couldn't that ultimately be a good thing?
If people don't have their distractions, maybe they'll start to realize how bad of a bum rap we're actually getting in the U.S. This is going to affect a lot of popular stuff, like Youtube and Facebook and Reddit. When the sheeple don't have their pretty baubles anymore, they're going to have to find something else to do. They're going to have a lot of time freed up that used to be devoted to the Internet.
Maybe, just maybe, if this thing passes it could turn out to be one of the best things that ever happened to our society here in the U.S.