Econintersect: This web site has not shut down today, but we have posted a graphic at the top of our news blog (below) to show solidarity with a massive internet demonstration. Econintersect will post more on this this evening. Meanwhile read more below.
There are petitions circulating urging Congress to avoid restricting access to the internet for bloggers, social networks and other public uses which have created a new dimension for communication. One of these is available through Google.
Another campaign is being run by Stop American Censorship.org.
Yves Smith has an excellent Op Ed discussing the issues – Will Black Boot Censorship Rule the Internet?