SOPA protests

Some of the biggest sites in the internet are currently calling US citizens up to protest. SOPA - the Stop Online Piracy Act - is endangering some key aspects of the internet.

I am a little bit disappointed that Google had no special doodle today and twitter had no message at all :-( Well, at least did Google offer some information.

Here is a neat explanation of SOPA:

Wikipedia

Completely blacked out: Twitter: #WikipediaBlackout

By the way, if you disable JavaScript you can view Wikipedia as always.

German Wiki

German Wikipedia SOPA protests

German Wikipedia SOPA protests

The Oatmeal

The Oatmeal has also completely blacked out its website:

Oatmeals SOPA protest

Oatmeals SOPA protest

Zachstronaut

zachstronaut.com offers an interactive one:

SOPA - Zachstronaut protests

SOPA - Zachstronaut protests

Boing Boing

Boing Boing is completely blacked out:

SOPA - BoingBoing protest

SOPA - BoingBoing protest

Tucows

Tucows - a site with $80.939 million USD revenue - offers some information and a link on the top. They normally offer shareware and freeware:

SOPA Tucowsinc

SOPA Tucowsinc

Notes

Many big companies (AOL, eBay, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, mozilla, twitter, Yahoo, zynga) wrote a letter to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Participate

If you want to participate, take a look at SOPAstrike.com, americancensorship.org or #striketools.

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