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Megan Slack / White House Blog:
By the Numbers: 103,785   —  A total of 103,785 people signed We the People petitions asking the Obama Administration to protect an open and innovative internet.  A petition asking President Obama to veto the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) got 51,689 signatures, while 52,096 people signed the “Stop the E-PARSITE Act” petition.
Jan 18, 2012, 5:15 PMIn context
Geoffrey A. Fowler / Digits:
Anti-SOPA Rallies Attract MC Hammer, Technologists   —  Several hundred people gathered for an anti-SOPA rally outside of San Francisco's city hall on Monday.  Speeches from tech luminaries including angel investor Ron Conway and rapper turned investor MC Hammer drew cheers from a crowd …
Jan 18, 2012, 4:45 PMIn context
T.C. Sottek / The Verge:
Money, power, and Congress: how lobbyists will determine the fate of SOPA   —  I used to be a lobbyist.  —  When I first strolled the long halls of the Rayburn House office building, a marble monolith of bureaucracy, I was overcome with a surreal feeling of wonderment.
Jan 18, 2012, 4:05 PMIn context
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
The Story Behind Rupert Murdoch's Rants About Google and SOPA   —  Like most big entertainment companies, News Corp. supports SOPA and PIPA, the controversial bills aimed at curbing illegal content sharing.  Like most big internet companies, Google opposes them.
Jan 18, 2012, 3:15 PMIn context
Dan Seitz / UPROXX:
MPAA Hits New Low In Self Pity Over SOPA   —  As you know, Wikipedia, Reddit and a few other sites are completely blacked out today, and many other sites are protesting in other ways.  For example, if you head over to Google, you'll find the logo has a big black box over it.
Jan 18, 2012, 2:55 PMIn context
Nathan Ingraham / The Verge:
US Senate websites hit with technical difficulties following SOPA blackout   —  It looks like the SOPA blackout day has encouraged many citizens to get out and email their senators to voice their disapproval.  If you head over to the US Senate's home page and reach this list of senators …
Jan 18, 2012, 1:45 PMIn context
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete / VICE:
PIPA Supporters Violate Copyright Laws, Too   —  Last week, I wrote something about the hypocritical copyright violations on SOPA author Lamar Smith's very own website.  You might have seen it when it was featured on the Forbes, Time or Huffington Post websites, or, most likely, when Tyler, the Creator tweeted about it just now.
Jan 18, 2012, 1:40 PMIn context
The Daily WTF:
Support The Daily WTF in Supporting the Support SOPA Movement   —  It's January 18, 2012 and, while most of the internet has decided to blackout their sites in opposition to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), we're taking an opposite stance and are whiting-out The Daily WTF in support of SOPA supporters.
Jan 18, 2012, 1:30 PMIn context
Mark Zuckerberg / Facebook:
The internet is the most powerful tool   —  we have for creating a more open and connected world.  We can't let poorly thought out laws get in the way of the internet's development.  Facebook opposes SOPA and PIPA, and we will continue to oppose any laws that will hurt the internet.
Jan 18, 2012, 1:25 PMIn context
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Google Slows Web Crawlers To Help Blackouts Sites   —  As you know, there are many sites going black to protest SOPA and PIPA.  Google has already offered blackout SEO advice but they decided to take it one step further by slowing down their spiders today.  —  Pierre Far from Google posted …
Jan 18, 2012, 12:20 PMIn context

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