Months before websites all over the internet voluntarily went dark in protest of SOPA, the internet censorship bill which was being considered by congress, Obama signed onto the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.
He did so way back in October of last year using his claimed authority to make 'executive agreements', which basically means he doesn't intend to, or even believe he needs to, get the congress to ratify this TREATY.
Yesterday the European Union signed onto ACTA without any debate.
ACTA has become a reality far worse for internet freedom than either SOPA or PIPA ever even threatened to be.
Here's what you really need to know about ACTA...