On January 18th of this year, you probably noticed a big black square covering the Google image. You may also have tried to access Wikipedia and found that the entire website was unavailable for a day. Or you could have stopped by a handful of other websites and noticed a slew of other protests against two bills.
O'Bannon, Corey; Lemaster, Valerie; and Schrimpner, Jennifer
"SOPA: Stop Online Piracy & Protect Intellectual Property Act,"
Uhuru: Vol. 10
, Article 5.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/uhuru/vol10/iss1/5