Potomac Institute for Policy Studies Senior Fellow Amb. David Smith, (Ret.), is a former US arms negotiator and a defense, foreign affairs, and international security expert who writes and lectures frequently on cybersecurity policy. In an interview with Government Computer News, he noted that Internet protests - including "blackouts" of the Wikipedia.com website and others - have quickly eroded Congressional support for the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act. “It is not going to work and the collateral damage that would be done is considerable,” says Smith of the controversial legislation.  Click here to read the article in full.