I was not savvy or awake enough to join many of my compatriots in the censorship blackout protest regarding SOPA/PIPA. What I have heard scares me, but I confess to a certain level of ignorance - to much to say anything useful here.
So, let me link you to people & resources who do know more than me so you can read what I read and make your own decision to contact your senators and congress representatives.
Nicole, who organizes the Worcester Bloggers meet-ups:
Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Please, research this topic and educate yourself. What rights are you willing to give up, and what will you fight for?