SOPA, PIPA – Google Goes Black, Others Follow

(Developing Story)

[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Today is going to be a black letter day. Here is Google going black as a protest against SOPA. Wikipedia, among others will also be darkened as the SOPA eclipse begins.



These acronyms may change your life.  You could read up on what Google has to say here. Mashable’s Chris Heald has written an op-ed on the subject you may also find interesting.


Why not?

Not everybody is protesting SOPA. GoDaddy was famously protesting not protesting SOPA, but it became less vocal as GoDaddy customers threatened to pull their domains to other providers, and then reversed its stance and is now pro-protesting. We will be presenting view points from the opposite camp as well in this developing story.


What do YOU think?

If you want to do something, here is a call to action. This is Google’s link to a petition urging Congress to vote against SOPA and PIPA.

The Senate will begin voting on January 24th.

SOPA Protests
Update: Here is Ars Technica with SOPA Resistance Day begins at Ars

We will be updating this report as news comes in.

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