It’s getting dark in here: The Dissemination of Thought and the SOPA/PIPA blackout
The Dissemination of Thought will be participating in a blackout on 18 January to protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act (H.R.3261) and the Protect IP Act (S.968).
From 12:00am until 11:59pm tomorrow, this blog will be blacked out with the “Stop SOPA” message displayed. Lamentably, readers won’t be able to access any TDoT content during this period.
To check out what all the SOPA/PIPA kerfuffle (that’s right, I said kerfuffle) is about, click here.
As always, I appreciate your feedback, positive or negative, so please feel free to comment below. If you’d rather send me a vehement, expletive-filled email, clicking on this bit here will allow you to do so.
See you all again on 19 January.
Author’s note: thank you to Neil Fein at Magnificent Nose for providing a step-by-step guide to setting your blog up for the blackout. Check out Neil’s piece here.
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Written by disseminatedthought
January 17, 2012 at 17:10
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