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SOPA and PIPA are acronyms you may have heard by now. Many big companies such as Facebook, Google, and Yahoo have been fighting SOPA for a while and are spending millions of dollars opposing this bill before it passes.

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Although the talented group of people behind WordPress generally avoid politics given the nature of their global business, this bill has the potential to affect ALL people regardless of their location. The urge all bloggers to be active in the cause to oppose this bill:

Blogging is a form of activism. You can be an agent of change. Some people will tell you that taking action is useless, that online petitions, phone calls to representatives, and other actions won’t change a single mind, especially one that’s been convinced of something by lobbyist dollars. To those people, I repeat the words of Margaret Mead:

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

Look at this pretty infographic to understand the process:

Please sign these petitions and join the fight for our rights!

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