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  posted on 1/17/2012 at 05:51 PM
They say they are going to pull the plug at midnight, and stay down for 24 hours.
It has something to do with censership issues they have.

 

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  posted on 1/17/2012 at 06:29 PM
http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wikipedia-blackout-websites-wikipedia-redd it-dark-wednesday-protest/story?id=15373251

 

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  posted on 1/17/2012 at 08:07 PM
I'm glad I did most of my geneology research already. I don't know what I'd have done without the clues wikipedia provided.

 

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  posted on 1/17/2012 at 10:00 PM
Call your reps tomorrow and demand they vote against SOPA & "Protect IP".

All it is is internet censorship, giving companies like sony the right to take down websites without the benefit of legal proceedings.

Hillary Clinton said early on that "the internet isn't broke, no need to "fix" it.

I emailed sen. gillibrand who was a cosponsor, got a lot of patriotic bullsh!t doubletalk.

ACT NOW!

 

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  posted on 1/18/2012 at 02:00 PM
Has everyone contacted their representitives? This could be a massive intrusion into the freedom of speech under the guise of 'protection.'

 

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  posted on 1/18/2012 at 02:44 PM
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Has everyone contacted their representitives? This could be a massive intrusion into the freedom of speech under the guise of 'protection.'

Indeed, Ann. This is protection that is not needed.

Here are some links for anyone who wishes to be heard on this...

https://www.google.com/landing/takeaction/

http://sopastrike.com/strike

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloture

 

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  posted on 1/18/2012 at 05:08 PM
From what I've read so far, co-sponsor Rubio has walked away from it today, along with at leat one other Republican senator.

Even glen beck is opposed to this.

 

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  posted on 1/19/2012 at 08:02 AM
Just wondering why the HTW site didn't black-out in sympatheic protest.

Oh yeah! Hollywood and most other entertainment hubs are actually in favor of what's being protested! Guess that's why Butch hasn't spoken out yet.

 

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  posted on 1/19/2012 at 09:05 AM
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Just wondering why the HTW site didn't black-out in sympatheic protest.

Oh yeah! Hollywood and most other entertainment hubs are actually in favor of what's being protested! Guess that's why Butch hasn't spoken out yet.


This was mainly hollywood backed.

Neil Young was among the musicians opposed to sopa.

 

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