The Internet Blackout….

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Several Internet Nodes (Core area’s that aggregate content and drive the Internet itself) have decided to shutdown their operations to protest  the Stop Online Piracy Act: HR 3261 (SOPA)

In my opinion, the tools are already there to accomplish this.  The should be used as the were intended.  There are safe-guards in place with the Laws that are effective now.


Maybe, the ECONOMY ?????

News articles:


Protest on Web Uses Shutdown to Take On Two Piracy Bills

Published: January 17, 2012
With a Web-wide protest on Wednesday that includes a shutdown of Wikipedia, the legislative battle over two piracy bills has reached a political coming of age.

Source: Online protest threatens piracy bill 

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Washington (CNN) – The growing Internet protest–including a planned blackout by some websites Wednesday– against an online anti-piracy bill moving through Congress is “daunting,” a Senate Democratic aide said Tuesday.

The aide said the protest may be powerful enough to keep senators from voting to even take up the bill that until recently commanded rare bipartisan support.

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