SOPA protest

Today websites across the virtual land are blacking out to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) up for a vote in the United States that could make it really really really hard for a lot of folks to continue to run websites without getting sued to pieces.

From what I’ve read so far, it sounds like a bad idea, and far too far to go in the name of stopping online piracy due to the negative effects it could have on millions of non-pirates. For the record, I would have blacked out Click Clack Gorilla today in solidarity, but I have no fucking clue how. I am also certain that if I did figure it out, I would never be able to get the site online again. So instead, some information to get you up-to-date on the issue, in case you weren’t already…

(And don’t be fooled German speakers! I did something else and listened to several minutes of this before realizing that this was a case of clever subtitling seeing that Hitler was talking about something else entirely…)

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Wednesday January 18th 2012, 1:50 pm 4 Comments
Filed under: conspiracies

4 Comments so far. Please leave a comment.

I can tell you how, it takes 30 seconds.
You copy the script you find on this page: http://sopastrike.com/ into your site’s HTML head (anywhere between and .
That will forward user’s to the sopastrike strike page from 14:00 our time until 2:00 tonight. After that, it’s back to normal, without you having to do anything.

Comment by Sascha 01.18.12 @ 2:06 pm

Ehr, sorry, the HTML tags I quoted have disappeared. I should have said between HEAD and /HEAD.

Comment by Sascha 01.18.12 @ 2:08 pm

And sorry about the user’s, I meant users obviously.

Comment by Sascha 01.18.12 @ 2:09 pm

Sascha: Oh man thans so much! Stupidly, however, I didn’t see this until this morning. Arg. Should have sent out a plea for help beforehand!

Comment by clickclackgorilla 01.19.12 @ 1:12 pm




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