HR 3261 has riled up the internet and with good reason. We take a look at the effects of the new bill, in an easy to follow infographic from the folks at All of this and more in the ReadWriteWeb Weekly Wrap-up.

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Infographic: Effects of the Internet Blacklist Bill (SOPA) [Updated]

Trying to keep up with every threat to privacy online is a never-ending race on the hamster wheel. For that reason, when someone jumps up and down and tells us to pay close attention to the latest threat, many of us shrug our shoulders because we just don't have the time to learn about each and every major privacy threat in the tech new cycle. To help us cut through the overwhelming amount of information we've already received about SOPA, the Stop Internet Piracy Act, the team at brings us this simple to follow infographic that very clearly details the risks of SOPA.

ReadWriteWeb commenter COV summed it up best:

The Brand Pages Face Off: Google+ vs. Facebook

In this corner, veteran marketing tool, Facebook brand pages. In the other corner, newcomer to the social space, Google+ brand pages. Richard takes a hard look at both offerings by checking out the brand pages of luxury auto makers BMW and Mercedes-Benz on each.

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What a Tweet Can Tell You

Here's a review of DataSift, the second licensed reseller of tweets. More likely a business offering than a consumer tool, DataSift has great potential and a confusing UI. Read Marshall's post for a look at the possibilities of Twitter data mining with robust data tool.

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