Doing your bit: Stop American Censorship (Jan 2012)

Update 23/01: Wow. We did it. The biggest ever protest in history. We won the battle! Thank you to all that took part.

Read about it:

Keep an eye on things, you can bet this is not the final battle, follow the EFF and

Update 18/01: Massive action by some of the web’s heavy weights today (and many others). Help them, support them. They fighting for your rights. This affects everyone, not just the folks in the US. (includes options for non-US citizens to protest)

In support of stopping this legislation, this article is my site’s home page focus for the day.


This edition of “Doing your bit” is short and sweet… but very important.

SOPA and PIPA must go


Congress is about to pass internet censorship, even though the vast majority of Americans are opposed. We need to kill the bill – PIPA in the Senate and SOPA in the House – to protect our rights to free speech, privacy, and prosperity.
(Via )


Folks, you need to be aware of this and take action, it affects EVERYONE. Don’t be naive, it will negatively affect you if this is allowed to happen.

Take action:


More info, read the blog posts by the EFF:

SOPA: Hollywood Finally Gets A Chance to Break the Internet

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Brendan Piater is the founder of Arctic Online, a successful website design studio, Internet technologies expert, passionate conservationist, open source and free culture enthusiast, entrepreneur, expert spear-fisherman, ex-pineapple farmer and a rather good mackerel fisherman.

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