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Old 01-18-2012, 08:46 AM   #1
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SOPA Strike! January 18, 2012

http://sopastrike.com/

Any website, large or small, is invited to go offline for twelve hours from 8 AM to 8 PM EST on January 18, 2012, to protest the clueless bills in Congress known as SOPA and PIPA.

My WordPress blog has a plug-in installed that will do this for me, in fact.

Is anybody else participating?
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Old 01-18-2012, 08:51 AM   #2
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Some Resources"

The AW main thread: http://absolutewrite.com/forums/show....php?p=6923947

Methods of striking or supporting:

http://sopastrike.com/

WordPress Plugins: http://www.zdnet.com/blog/seo/hate-s...-for-that/4490

Use an htaccess file: http://www.sunpig.com/martin/archive...-htaccess.html
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Old 01-18-2012, 12:00 PM   #3
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I'm in and I urge my fellow bloggers at Word Press to join the protest.
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Old 01-18-2012, 04:38 PM   #4
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I'm in. I know that in the grand scheme of things, I'm just another nobody on the internet. Like another writer said in a post I just read, "Nobody's going to cry tears into their pillows" that my site is down. But in my mind, that's not the point. It's about awareness. A few more people today will see at least one more site on strike against SOPA & PIPA today, and maybe one of them will be moved to do something more than just navigate to another site.
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Old 01-18-2012, 05:02 PM   #5
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I'm participating. Wordpress.com added an option in their dashboard so that hosted blogs can participate just like self-hosted WP blogs too. Makes it easy.
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Old 01-18-2012, 06:03 PM   #6
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Not happy that Google isn't providing an option for this, considering they've been such a vocal opponent. Still, I've blogged on my Blogger page about this.
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Old 01-19-2012, 01:46 AM   #7
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I'm not participating in the strike, for reasons not related to the issue. But I've posted a comic pirating my own previous comics into a statementy mashup. Then I censored the comic.

I apologize if this kills the forum layout, but since this is not about pushing my own site...



ETA: Ah. Didn't. Good layout, this.
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