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Greg Sandoval / CNET:
Google will protest SOPA using popular home page   —  Google, the Web's top search company and of technology's most influential powers in Washington, will post a link on the company's home page tomorrow to notify users of the company's opposition to controversial antipiracy bills being debated in Congress.
Jan 17, 2012, 1:35 PMIn context
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
CloudFlare Builds ‘Stop Censorship’ App, Lets Sites Easily “Black Out” Against SOPA   —  Whatever position you may take on SOPA, or on whether or not sites should black out against SOPA (Yes it has come to this), the issue has reached a boiling point today with sites like Wikipedia and Reddit pledging …
Jan 17, 2012, 10:05 AMIn context
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
Twitter's Dick Costolo calls Wikipedia's SOPA blackout ‘foolish’   —  We've already reported on Wikipedia's founder Jimmy Wales announcing that the site will be going dark, effectively closing up for business, for 24 hours on Wednesday in protest of SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act).
Jan 16, 2012, 5:35 PMIn context
Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times:
Wikipedia's anti-SOPA blackout will go ahead on Wednesday   —  Wikipedia is planning an online “blackout” on Wednesday, in protest against proposed US legislation intended to stem web piracy.  —  The free, user-written encyclopaedia is one of the world's top five most popular websites …
Jan 16, 2012, 2:10 PMIn context
Hunter Walk / Elapsed Time:
Last saturday i woke up mad - a #BlackoutSOPA origin story   —  Last saturday i read that news networks were undercovering the SOPA/PIPA debate - in fact there was evidence that the networks owned by SOPA/PIPA supporters were less eager to cover the topic than their independent colleagues.
Jan 15, 2012, 6:05 AMIn context
Tim O'Reilly / Google+:
I was pleased to see the measured tone of the White House response to the citizen petition about #SOPA and #PIPA  —  https://wwws.whitehouse.gov/ petitions#/!  /response/combating-online-piracy- while-protecting-open-and-innovative- internet  —  and yet I found myself profoundly disturbed …
Jan 15, 2012, 4:55 AMIn context
Macon Phillips / White House.gov Blog:
Obama Administration Responds to We the People Petitions on SOPA and Online Piracy   —  The White House has responded to two petitions about legislative approaches to combat online piracy.  In their response, Victoria Espinel, Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator at Office of Management and Budget …
Jan 14, 2012, 1:10 PMIn context
Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica:
Obama administration joins the ranks of SOPA skeptics   —  The Obama administration has joined the ranks of skeptics of the Stop Online Piracy Act.  In an online statement released Saturday, three senior White House officials wrote that the administration “will not support legislation …
Jan 14, 2012, 12:00 PMIn context

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