Web goes on strike to fight against PIPA and SOPA

On Jan 24th, Congress will vote to pass internet censorship in the Senate, even though the vast majority of Americans are opposed. We need to kill the bill – PIPA in the Senate and SOPA in the House – to protect our rights to free speech, privacy, and prosperity. We need internet companies to follow Reddit’s lead and stand up for the web, as we internet users are doing every day

Today, we are striking against censorship. Join us in this historic moment: tell Congress to stop this bill now!

Not In The US? Petition The State Department.

Example of letter to Congress:

I am writing to you as a voter in your district. I urge you to oppose the Senate version of S. 968, the PROTECT IP Act. The PROTECT IP Act is dangerous, ineffective, and short-sighted. The House version — just introduced by Rep. Goodlatte — is far worse. Over coming days you’ll be hearing from the many businesses, advocacy organizations, and ordinary Americans who oppose this legislation because of the myriad ways in which it will stifle free speech and innovation. We hope you’ll take our concerns to heart and oppose this legislation.

 

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Learn More:
Watch the video ·
American Censorship page ·
View the Infographic

Read SOPA on OpenCongress ·
Read PIPA on OpenCongress

 

About Ricardo Sanchez

I code, take photographs, travel, and advocate for diversity and inclusion.

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