Be prepared. Get the IDL started in your country!
SOPA was an American law, but some threats (like the ITU) are international. If our network isn't truly global, we won't be able to respond adequately.
By making an IDL for your country, you'll be better equipped to defend the free Internet at home. You'll also be able to sound the alarm to a global network of allies; if groups in one country plan a successful IDL action, others can follow.
The best part is, it's pretty easy. All you need to do is identify the most influential, high traffic voices in your country who care about the open Internet and invite them to join. Bloggers, businesses, online communities, or top Twitter users-- they can all help you mobilize users to defend the Internet.
We've published a rough template you can use to get started. Fill it in as completely as possible, start sending invites, and track your progress. Join one of our online meetings, or plan your own brainstorming / outreach event.
Soon we'll be offering ways to start an IDL homepage for your country or region. If you've got any questions, join the google group, or drop us a line.