STOP #SOPA (#noSOPA)

THIS POST IS A WORK IN PROGRESS BY MEMBERS OF TECH, DAC, AND SM COMMS, PLEASE EXPECT CHANGES. THE GOAL IS EDUCATION AND AWARENESS AROUND THE ISSUE OF H.R. 3261 (SOPA), INLCUDING PARTICIPATING IN A NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION ON THE 29TH, METHOD TBD.

 

Informational Videos online:

How The Protect IP / SOPA Act Will Break The Internet

CNET's Molly Wood's Explanation of SOPA

STEAL THIS VIDEO AND HELP FIGHT THE SOPA BILL

What is Protect IP and SOPA? (20 mins)

Online Info available:

americancensorship.org (video, infographic, article, and petitions)

Al Jazeera "US State Department not for internet freedom"

ACLU opposes SOPA

Anonymous Update and Message on #OpBlackOut

U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary: Stop Online Piracy Act

Complete Text of the Bill

Wikipedia article on SOPA

ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE:

Spread the word! use facebook and twitter to share this post and others about SOPA. use the hashtag #noSOPA to keep this objection in the public eye.

Call, write, email, fax your representative. find your representative's contact info.

(send a FREE Fax with this site)

Hate SOPA? 6 things you can do to stop it

Sign a petition on the White House's "We The People" site.

 

List of Supporting Companies for H.R. 3261, Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)

over 125 companies, including MPAA, RIAA, Nintendo of America, Go Daddy, and Revlon (seriously...)

CLICK HERE FOR A GOOGLE MAP OF THE SUPPORTERS.

 

Click here for a list of companies that are AGAINST SOPA

Committees: 

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