[haiku] Re: SOPA Website blackout ?

  • From: PHilip RUshik <prushik@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2012 21:28:57 +0900

On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 9:04 PM, François Revol <revol@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 18/01/2012 04:48, Ari Haviv wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 9:42 PM, Justin Stressman<jstressman@xxxxxxxxx**
>> >wrote:
>>
>>
>>>
>>> Now realistically one doesn't have to black out the site entirely. The
>>> page could be changed to link to information about SOPA/PIPA while
>>> still offering the rest of the normal Haiku content (somewhat like the
>>> front page of the EFF site at the moment).
>>>
>>> If someone decides they do want to go this latter route and merely add
>>> SOPA/PIPA information (a modified theme for Drupal basically) rather
>>> than following Reddit and en.Wikipedia's examples, I'd be willing to
>>> help, since we're less than 12 hours away from the start of the
>>> protest.
>>>
>>>
>>>  Yes, that is exactly what I'd like to see. People should know about the
>> issue but they shouldn't be deprived of access to what we are about. .
>> Instead, they'll see a missing website, shurg their shoulders and move on.
>> They will have no problem going to Apple or Facebook.com instead.
>>
>>
>
> Doesn't have to be totally black like
> http://en.wikipedia.org/
> or
> http://pirateparty.org.au/
>
> We could for ex change the background color.
>
> François.
>
>
Whatever you do, it should be done pretty quickly, its kind of a
time-sensitive matter.
Just a reminder, it would be easy to debate this for awhile and not come to
a consensus until its too late.

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