Yesterday was really bizarre when I went to Google and saw the black box over its name. The internet was in blackout mode to call attention to a huge, world-wide issue of intellectual rights.

Today a couple of related stories hit the web as this issue becomes more heated: How does any “body” stop online piracy, and who will be responsible for the ACT’s enforcement?

From the Voice123 Blog, Steven Lowell takes some time to explain:

Why voiceover talent should be watching SOPA and PIPA

And the Hollywood unions, such as AFTRA/SAG which also include many voiceover people in its rank and file were blasting Google over PIPA. 

LA Times article

How does and will this affect us as artists?