Were the protests over SOPA/PIPA a game change?

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Were the protests over SOPA/PIPA a game change?

May 30, 2012

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SOPA/PIPA, Komen and Kony - three massive online movements in the past several months that have raised the question of whether, and how, the internet is fundamentally changing the way that political power and protests function.

"The political institutions of the United States are in flux," said Nicco Mele. While one or two, or even three, major online protests may not have changed any institutions, they make it clear that something fundamental is happening.

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