Stop SOPA/PIPA

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Just a quick post to let you know that I will be participating tomorrow, Wednesday, January 18 from 8 am EST to 8 pm EST, in the nationwide protest of the SOPA/PIPA bills. Other sites around the internet will be participating too, like WordPress and Wikipedia. I’m against piracy, but to shutdown a whole site for one of its users’ infractions is not the way to handle the problem. One day you might be visiting tumblr.com and the whole site will be down because one user uploaded a copyrighted image. This is a statement in support of a due process, the right to be heard, the right to be presumed innocent of wrongdoing until proof has been made.

Tomorrow some sites around the internet will be black to display what the outcome of PIPA/SOPA could be, if passed.

4 Responses to Stop SOPA/PIPA

  1. Jarod January 19, 2012 at 9:15 pm #

    This really is a bit terrifying. I’m glad awareness is spreading.

    • angela quarles January 19, 2012 at 9:36 pm #

      It looks like it’s going down in flames based on the effectiveness of the blackout yesterday! Several congressmen have withdrawn their support, including one of the co-sponsors. I also heard that Obama plans to veto it, so we can breathe a sigh of relief on this I think…

      • Jarod January 20, 2012 at 6:36 pm #

        That’s great. Hopefully we’re done hearing about laws of this kind.

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