SOPA and Entrepreneurship: Where to Stand?

Author: Jarrett Haley

You may have noticed a lot of black on the internet last week: between Google covering up it’s logo and Wikipedia going dark, the protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act  (SOPA) was one of the largest and broadest statements ever made.

What exactly is being stated? It’s complex, but this Q&A from CNET serves as a good primer on the SOPA controversy.


But what exactly does SOPA mean for entrepreneurs?  Just a few sites have addressed this issue directly— discusses SOPA in relation to startups, and at Forbes, David Vinjamuri explores the effect SOPA could have on brands.

And you—as an entrepreneur, student, or just plain internet-user—where do you stand on SOPA?