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Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
In Face Of Protests, Congressmen Begin To Abandon SOPA Ship   —  In case you haven't noticed, a lot of sites like Reddit and Wikipedia are blacked out today in protest.  Google blacked out its logo and is running a huge advertising campaign (including on TechCrunch) to get Internet users to sign petitions and oppose the bills.
Jan 18, 2012, 12:10 PMIn context
Fred / fredbenenson.com:
Visualizing SOPA on Twitter   —  When I heard that Tyler Gray at Public Knowledge was looking for someone to do some analysis on tweets that mentioned SOPA, I thought I might try Cytoscape (an open source tool used for biomedical research, but handy for large scale data visualization) …
Jan 18, 2012, 12:00 PMIn context
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft says it opposes SOPA ‘as currently drafted’   —  Much of the tech world's attention is focused on the Stop Online Piracy Act this week, with Wikipedia and others planning to black out their sites Wednesday to protest the bill and its companion Protect IP Act.
Jan 18, 2012, 1:40 AMIn context
Ben Fritz / Company Town:
Wikipedia, Craigslist, other sites go black in SOPA protest   —  Following through on their threats to shut down for a day over controversial proposed anti-piracy legislation, a coalition of websites including the hugely popular user-generated encyclopedia Wikipedia went black as midnight struck the East Coast.
Jan 18, 2012, 12:30 AMIn context
Colleen Taylor / GigaOM:
Taking SOPA/PIPA to the streets: Protests on for SF, NYC   —  A number of tech industry companies and organizations are taking to the web to protest the proposed anti-piracy legislation in the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA.)  But the demonstrations don't stop …
Jan 17, 2012, 11:55 PMIn context
Politico Pro:
SOPA protest nears zero hour   —  Internet companies and activists are hoping to join the Arab Spring and other online democracy movements by taking an estimated 7,000 websites offline Wednesday to send a message to Washington: Don't pass a pair of anti-piracy bills.
Jan 17, 2012, 4:00 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
On SOPA and PIPA, MPAA and Chamber strike conciliatory note   —  Backing down from bullish support of efforts to block access to rogue sites peddling stolen movies and music, two industry leaders at the State of the Net conference Tuesday urged Congress to continue work on copyright legislation.
Jan 17, 2012, 2:50 PMIn context
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
The Pirate Bay: PIPA/SOPA Won't Stop Us!   —  The Pirate Bay is no stranger to being censored.  Finland, Denmark and Italy are just a few of the many countries where ISPs have been ordered to make the website inaccessible to their users.  —  But on the horizon looms threats of a different kind, the PIPA and SOPA bills.
Jan 17, 2012, 2:15 PMIn context

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