Your comments (optional): Sopa/Pipa ‘yesterweek’s’ news!? How about acta!?
And if that didn’t scare You, then maybe this will!?
The dismantling of Internet freedom will not stop here. Let’s borrow an MO and not let up.
To SOPA — Say NOPA!
To PIPA — Pipe down!
To OPEN — Shut it!
I’d say/add: Acta est fabula! (Game over!)
Have you been paying attention to all the hubbub online about the proposed U.S. legislation (SOPA/PIPA) that threatens internet freedom? I wrote about it last week over on WordPress.org, but the gist is this: there’s a bill in the U.S. Senate that if passed would put publishing freedom severely at risk, and could shut down entire sites at the whim of media companies. Fight for the Future created this nifty video to sum it up better than I can.
On January 18, 2012, sites all over the internet will be blacking out to protest and try to mobilize more people to speak out against this bill coming up in the Senate next week — S. 968: the Protect IP Act (PIPA) — in an attempt to let U.S. lawmakers know how much opposition there is. WordPress.org, Wikipedia, and even WordPress.com VIP I Can Has Cheezburger? will be participating in the blackout to…
View original post 390 more words