motoring|underground will be down for the next 24 hours. Please visit http://www.motoringunderground.com to see what you can do to fight SOPA and PIPA; legislation that threatens to shut m|u down for good.
If SOPA/PIPA do manage to make it past both the House and the Senate and reach the President's desk, he's our last resort (short of lawsuits and the Supreme Court). Please urge him to veto these measures should they reach his desk.
Seriously though, SOPA and PIPA are real threats to social media and the web. If you use G+, Facebook, YouTube, Google, Etsy, or anything else that deals in user-created or -submitted content, this affects you.
The linked infographic explains things pretty concisely.
What you can do to stop this is take literally three minutes to call your representatives and senators, and simply tell them that you are against these acts.