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Old 01-02-2012, 12:47 PM
 
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Looks like the big boys are getting serious about sending Congress a message...

Amazon, Facebook and Google are considering a coordinated blackout of the internet to protest SOPA, the Stop Online Privacy Act being debated in Congress.

Net Companies Consider the "Nuclear Option" To Combat SOPA - Slashdot


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Old 01-02-2012, 01:09 PM
 
Location: Houston
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Yikes, can you imagine the outrage if Google's search page was not available, no updates to Facebook was possible and no purchases via Amazon?! Even if the blackout was only say only a couple of hours, that would still make a heck of an impression on hundreds of millions of people.......
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Old 01-17-2012, 10:26 AM
 
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1/18/12 Wikipedia Blackout

Wikipedia Blackout: Jimmy Wales Announces Protest Of SOPA, PIPA On January 18 (UPDATE)

100+ sites here;
Websites Confirmed for the Jan 18 Blackout Protesting SOPA | NLB Creations
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Old 01-17-2012, 10:48 AM
 
Location: Wandering.
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This is likely to be one of the most productive work days for those that have internet access in many years!!
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