Internet Freedom Day
One year ago we defeated SOPA.
Today, celebrate your freedom of expression.
January 18th is #InternetFreedomDay
What’s something you love on the net that you’d never want to see censored?
There are lots of great things we can do to celebrate this very important anniversary of
beating SOPA one year ago today! Check out a few of them at:
and do what you can to
celebrate the one year anniversary of beating SOPA today!
And don’t forget: Aaron Swartz was instrumental in helping to beat SOPA!
Not sure what it’s all about? Check out the following article:
The Day Wikipedia Went Dark - Boston Review
Many sites, including all of my websites went dark that day!
As was noted in the article:
The free Internet will rise or fall on the involvement and ingenuity of the people, not on courts or lawmakers.
Internet Freedom Day: Coming together a year after SOPA/PIPA – EFF.org
Internet Freedom Day: Celebrate SOPA/PIPA Victory One Year Later!
On the eve of the House Judiciary Committee’s hearing on the Stop Internet Piracy Act—where five witnesses will appear in favor of the bill to just one against—a broad group of tech companies, lawmakers, experts, professors, and rights groups have come out against the bill.
This is wonderful news! Let’s just hope things haven’t gone so far that our government won’t listen to their own people…that can’t happen, right?…
A valiant speech by Ron Paul: Lying is not Patriotic
It was refreshing to hear Ron Paul in Congress speaking out on the Wikileaks/Julian Assange situation on Youtube!
Who will be next? One really has to ask this question.
This heinous Espionage Act has had only dire and detrimental consequences to the freedom of the people of our country in the past. Many suffered unjustly as noted in Naomi Wolf’s article here at Huffington Post.
Those who allow themselves to forget the past are doomed to repeat it.
Are we doomed to a “1984″ fate 26 years later than predicted? It looked like we were heading there, but if this is allowed, I fear for all of us in this once great country.
Freedom is something that takes diligence to maintain.
And don’t forget, some of the most horrible things in history were done with the best intentions.