[haiku] Re: SOPA Website blackout ?

  • From: clemens.zeidler@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2012 08:24:12 +1300

> On 17.01.2012 08:07, François Revol wrote:
> > In case you have been living on another planet last week, you might 
> > have 
> > missed news that some big sites like
> > Wikipedia will be blacked out on wednesday to protest an upcoming 
> > bill 
> > nicknamed SOPA (meaning, ironically, Stop
> > Online Piracy Act), which is one but many of current attempts at 
> > restricting online freedom.
> >
> > Those are just the latest iteration of longstanding threats which 
> > also 
> > hurt free software like us. Starting with DMCA
> > and its legal provisions for DRM making it very hard to legally 
> > ship with 
> > a way to decode a DVD for ex. in the US.
> >
> > I propose we follow the blackout on our website.
> >
> > more info:
> >
> > http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/English_Wikipedia_anti-SOPA_blackout
> > > >
> > http://www.BlackoutSOPA.org/
> >
> > 
> > https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2012/01/how-pipa-and-sopa-violate-white-house-principles-supporting-free-speech
> > > 
> +1
> 

+1

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