“‘The problem for the content industry is they just don’t know how to mobilize people,’ said John P. Feehery, a former Republican leadership aide and executive at the motion picture lobby.”

—Jonathan Weisman, “Support for Internet Bill Wanes as Protests Spread,” The New York Times

“The old media firms in the US aren’t out to get you personally, of course – they don’t really care about you in particular. What they dislike about you is your willingness to share things with your friends, and with the world at large.”

—Clay Shirky, “SOPA and PIPA Would Create a Consumption-Only Internet,” The Guardian