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Screenshots.com Archived SOPA & PIPA Protests in Visual Gallery

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Yesterday was a historical day for the Internet. Many of the largest websites we visit (Google, Wikipedia, Craigslist...etc) had some sort of visual protest of two Congressional bills that are currently under consideration in the House of Representatives (SOPA) and the Senate (PIPA).

It was really neat seeing many of these large websites showing their opposition to these two bills, while encouraging customers and clients to contact elected officials to let them know how they feel about these bills. As an American, freedom of speech is a right we are given, and being able to publicly protest legislation is important to this democracy.

In the past, we only had newspapers and other print publications to save and reference historical dates and events. There is now an alternative to the old way: Screenshots.com.

Screenshots.com  was launched by DomainTools  in December of 2011, and it archived the home pages of many websites that protested SOPA and PIPA. If you visit, you can see a visual gallery of the SOPA / PIPA protest. The → Read More