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Tag Archive: protest

Jan 21 2012

RCimT: The SOPA / PIPA protest has had direct results

Harry Reid has postponed PIPA indefinitely after information about who’s doing the lobbying for it came out, and after the protests peeled off 25-odd House reps and galvanized another 50 against the proposed laws. These laws may be well and truly dead this time. But there’s still some ripple effects to be had.

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Jan 19 2012

Russia Times on SOPA/PIPA media blackout

With all the fooforaw surrounding the Republican race-to-the-bottom, the mainstream media has effectively ignored SOPA and PIPA. This is why we, the residents of the Internet, need to fight it. Yesterday, your access to Freethought Blogs was slightly inconvenienced via a splash page. Your access to Wikipedia was inconvenienced with a Javascript pop-over blackout. Your …

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Jan 18 2012

What? No new content today?

This is what a protest looks like. Get used to suddenly finding no new content, or no content at all, at completely arbitrary websites anywhere on the internet, if you don’t do something to stop SOPA / PIPA. PROTECT IP / SOPA Breaks The Internet from Fight for the Future on Vimeo. If you can’t …

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