“No sooner had the House of Representatives passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), on Thursday, than word began spreading of an online protest. Some are suggesting the protest take the form of a “blackout” – going offline for 24 hours, displaying censorship bars over content or posting statements of opposition to Internet censorship — similar to last year’s opposition to the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA).”
- ABC News
Follow-Up of the Day: Internets Revolt as Facebook Backs CISPA: Facebook (and also Microsoft, Verizon, AT&T, Intel…) has come out in support of CISPA — SOPA’s evil twin that essentially would obliterate online privacy — and thewrath of the web has reached a fever pitch.
What’s the best way to fight back?
Sign the petition by Demand Progress:
“Internet users were able to push GoDaddy to withdraw its support of SOPA. Now it’s time to make sure Facebook knows we’re furious.”
And/or share your opposition on Facebook, natch.