[hackerspaces] Join the "American Censorship" awareness effort

Nils Hitze nhitze at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 09:48:57 CET 2011

Thx for sharing it. Please kick their ass from us here in germany too,
where we almost
had this crap a few years ago. This is where the power of the pirate
party came from,
because they stood up.


2011/11/16 aestetix aestetix <aestetix at gmail.com>:
> Hey,
> It turns out there is a nasty bill floating through US Congress right now
> (called Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA), and privacy groups like the EFF
> are rightfully concerned about it. Among other things, this bill would
> expand government abilities to takedown websites to the DNS level, allowing
> the US to effectively blacklist entire websites. This is not cool.
> The EFF and several other groups (reddit, mozilla, and others) have decided
> to bring attention to this by "censoring" their logos. If you're involved in
> a hackerspace or similar organization in the US, and you want to help
> support a good cause and bring awareness to people about bad legislation,
> consider changing your website logo for all of November 16. You can find
> more information about this effort at http://americancensorship.org/.
> Also, check out these links for more information on SOPA and why it is bad
> and scary:
> https://www.eff.org/issues/coica-internet-censorship-and-copyright-bill
> https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/11/explosion-opposition-internet-blacklist-bill
> https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/11/stop-online-piracy-act-blacklist-any-other-name-still-blacklist
> Cheers,
> aestetix
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Nils Hitze

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