Because I think SOPA Sucks (and so does PIPA)

Written by Katherine

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No, it’s sadly not a day for shopping. Today, some of the most visited websites are dark to raise awareness of two bills now making their way through the U.S. Congress. The bills, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA), pose such a great threat to all of us who use, enjoy, and make a living on the Internet that they have united a formidable front from the likes of internet giants such as Google and Wikipedia. Social sites like Reddit that would be devastated by this sort of legislation are getting in on the black out, as well as those who help build the software that powers the internet like WordPress.

Read more: http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/black-wednesday

1 Comment Comments For This Post I'd Love to Hear Yours!

  1. Hello Mrs. Druckman!
    I love the site! It is great to see others who are passionate about Linux. I just wanted to share a GNU/Linux petition with you that has gone viral on Reddit.com. We are hoping to get 250,000 signatures by Feb 28th,2011. I dont know how powerful you are in the industry, but i figured that it couldnt hurt to share it with you and hope for a miracle. Here is the petition:
    https://wwws.whitehouse.gov/petitions#!/petition/lower-national-debt-expanding-governments-use-free-software-such-gnulinux-and-libreoffice/jkLbwPDC

    Can you imagine the looks on the faces at the White House if they see a Linux petition with 250,000 signatures???????

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