We are living in a world where good and bad behaviors can originate in more places, be adopted quicker, and spread faster farther. The Law of Unintended Consequences will become the rule, not the exception.
The best way to protect and even promote democracy is to protect the freedom of the Internet. While SOPA has created a stir publicly, we must be vigilant about even some of the "conveniences" we are presented with, lest we all break the law of unintended consequences.
Apple's trusty little phone wizard is clueless about birth control or abortion care. While this may be nothing more than a programming glitch, it is a modern-day example of the historic struggle women have always faced in getting access to health care and health information.
The Filter Bubble becomes an important part of the debate about the future of the Internet that faces new issues and challenges such as cyberwarfare, net neutrality and whether or not Google is making us dumber.
The bubble keeps things that you have indicated interest in through clicking links, viewing friends, putting movies in your queue, reading news stories, etc. in the forefront of search results and advertising.