Posts Tagged: Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)

SOPA PROTESTS

Yeah, That SOPA Blackout Was MILDLY Effective

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What is it that they say about a picture being worth a thousand words.

JON STEWART

The Daily Show Finally Addresses SOPA, PIPA

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I recently read, and I sadly can't recall where, that someone had attended a taping of the Daily Show and -- in the Q&A session that takes place between Jon Stewart and his audience before each show -- questioned why the show had yet to utter a word about SOPA and PIPA.

SOPA PROTESTS

The Horrors Of SOPA Explained In A Single 4-Minute Video

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On a day when SOPA was a big topic of conversation on the web, I figure this is a good way to close it out: A four minute video that pretty comprehensively explains what SOPA is and why it's a cancer to the web we've all come to know and love.

REDDIT

Wikipedia Goes Dark, Uninformed Masses Freak Out

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In case you were wondering, <a href="http://www.wikipedia.org/">Wikipedia</a>, <a href="http://www.reddit.com/">Reddit</a> and <a href="http://boingboing.net/">Boing Boing</a> all followed through with <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/webculture/2012/01/reddit-wikipedia-boing-boing-will-all-go-dark-tomorrow-to-protest-sopa/">their promise to go dark in</a> protest of the, as Charles Barkley would say, TURRIBLE Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).

SOPA PROTESTS

Reddit, Wikipedia, Boing Boing Will All Go Dark Tomorrow To Protest SOPA

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Despite the fact that the festering port-o-potty of a piracy prevention bill -- the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) -- <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/technology/2012/01/obama-white-house-voices-concerns-over-sopa/">is effectively dead</a>, Wikipedia, Reddit and <a href="http://boingboing.net/2012/01/14/boing-boing-will-go-dark-on-ja.html">Boing Boing</a> are <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wikipedia-blackout-websites-wikipedia-reddit-dark-wednesday-protest/story?id=15373251#.TxXqJCNGw_Y">all going forward with plans to go dark tomorrow</a>.

Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)

Tumblr Goes All In To Try To Stop Awful Internet Censorship Bill

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In the event you haven't heard, our geniuses in Congress, the same <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/congresss-unpopularity-in-one-hilarious-chart/2011/08/25/gIQALjEHRN_blog.html">wildly unpopular</a> people who today <a href="http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/11/pizza-is-still-officially-a-vegetable.php">declared pizza to be a vegetable</a>, are currently considering passing laws -- the PROTECT-IP Act and the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) -- that would flat-out endanger the internet as well all know it.


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