Twitter has announced it will self-censor itself in foreign countries to satisfy the laws of those nations. Or, as Bloomberg, reports it, Twitter “gave itself extra flexibility to censor…” The […]
RE SOPA/PIPA legislation, Congress.org has run a nice little summation. But stay tuned and stay connected. Expect SOPA/PIPA 2.0 in the future. And be ready with Stop SOPA/PIPA 2.0.
My, my, how convenient. What fortuitous timing. A major Internet file-sharing site based in Hong Kong, Megaupload.com, was shut down yesterday, just a day after America’s anti-SOPA/PIPA blackout. New Zealand […]
Woot! Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has buckled and postponed the U.S. Senate vote on PIPA originally scheduled for next Tuesday! Details at PCWorld and elsewhere. All the “shelving” and […]
The LA Times reported some of the numbers we, the SOPA/PIPA opposition, accrued on Wednesday’s day of protest. Avaaz.org reported 1.458 million signatures (now 2.3 million and still climbing) on […]
Apologies to those readers inconvenienced when I failed to take down my blackout screen last night. I’d intended to do it at midnight (MT), but forgot. Midnight is not my […]
Just want to spotlight (for after the blackout) a clever little anti-censorship video, The Day the LOLcats Died. The video appears today on I Can Haz Cheeseburger, mecca for lovers […]
Wow, check out that gorgeous Wikipedia blackout page (assuming you’re not in the Eastern time zone)! I’m actually a little misty eyed …
A Politico post this evening quotes Sen. Patrick Leahy, (D-VT), author of the Senate’s Protect IP Act (PIPA), who issued a dismissive statement today. Referring to Wikipedia, Reddit, and other […]
WordPress.com has finally installed and announced an option that gives you a way to blackout your blog tomorrow for The Great American SOPA/PIPA Blackout. It will also put a protest […]
In addition to information and links about SOPA and PIPA, the following quotation appears on an Anonymous website: I am aware that many object to the severity of my language; […]
As you know, Wikipedia (English version) is joining the SOPA blackout tomorrow. You might be interested in reading their explanation/rationale and perhaps adding a comment to thank them.
According to the Huffington Post, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales has announced his site will go dark Wednesday in support of the Stop SOPA blackout. That ought to get some attention.
For several days, word has been circulating that SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) has been “shelved” in the House pending consensus on its more controversial provisions. However, PIPA (Protect IP […]
I started a bit of a discussion over on the WordPress forums about how to blackout my blog on January 18 in support of the Reddit blackout and other protests […]
Here’s another idea for the Stop SOPA protests: Once you’ve changed your Twitter icon, which will include a chance to download it, you can upload it to use as your […]