PROTECT ONLINE FREEDOM—READ THE DIRT DEPENDS ON IT!

by: Posted on: January 18, 2012

Photo: Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Read The Dirt along with countless other online publications, information networks, and outlets for human expression depend on the freedom of the Internet. This freedom is being threatened. We post these words on Read The Dirt to protest SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act), PIPA (Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011) and any other future efforts to censor the Web. See below for more information on how these acts, if passed by Congress, will threaten our freedom:

Wikipedia: SOPA

Wikipedia: PIPA

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Savetheinternet.com

View this VIDEO for a brief introduction to “Net Neutrality”

A letter from Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director

Read here to see what Google is doing to fight SOPA and PIPA


One Response to “PROTECT ONLINE FREEDOM—READ THE DIRT DEPENDS ON IT!”

  • The big boys are feeling threatened and overreacting.
    by: abe Cohenon: Wednesday 18th of January 2012

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