Posts tagged sopa

I want them to remember that lawmakers and lobbyists who don’t understand the Internet have no business trying to regulate it.
Erik Martin, reddit general manager, telling us what he thinks you should take away from today’s Internet blackouts. (via newsweek)
ilovecharts:

via shortformblog:awesomebrainpowers:tpmmedia:



A lot of major websites are “going dark” on January 18 in protest over the internet bill SOPA, and this timeline shows you how the campaign has ramped up in the last week. Google is even planning a special doodle about SOPA tomorrow. (via TPM)



Add us to the list.

ilovecharts:

via shortformblog:awesomebrainpowers:tpmmedia:

A lot of major websites are “going dark” on January 18 in protest over the internet bill SOPA, and this timeline shows you how the campaign has ramped up in the last week. Google is even planning a special doodle about SOPA tomorrow. (via TPM)

Add us to the list.

The Dubious Assumption Underlying SOPA

via Tim O’Reilly:

In the entire discussion, I’ve seen no discussion of credible evidence of this economic harm. There’s no question in my mind that piracy exists, that people around the world are enjoying creative content without paying for it, and even that some criminals are profiting by redistributing it. But is there actual economic harm?

An Infographic Guide to Opposition to the PROTECT IP Act

via theatlanticvideo:

Free culture organization Fight for the Future has created an elegantly animated explanation of how the entertainment industry’s push to stop piracy has far-reaching, and potentially very problematic consequences.


More about Tumblr’s SOPA call-to-action:
via ilovecharts:


I was nervous, but the call went really well. Please call your representative. Tumblr makes it really easy for you.

The Internet is my home; keep it free.

More about Tumblr’s SOPA call-to-action:

via ilovecharts:

I was nervous, but the call went really well. Please call your representative. Tumblr makes it really easy for you.

The Internet is my home; keep it free.