[opensource] Fwd: Biggest. Online. Protest. EVER.

Michael Yanovich yanovich.1 at osu.edu
Tue Jan 17 21:15:26 EST 2012

I also found this:

<script type="text/javascript"

This pants the entire page black and then once one clicks it goes away.
While it is black it has links to get people active.

On 01/17/2012 08:03 PM, Brian Swaney wrote:
> The script redirects to another website, which I'd sort of rather not
> deploy in the name of integrity and security on our website own website.
> There may be a better way to "black out" out site though, and I would
> have no object to the idea if there is a consensus supporting it. Do you
> guys want the site opensource.osu.edu unavailable on that day?
> Brian Swaney
> Open Source Club at
> Ohio State University
> Website Administrator
> On 01/17/2012 05:46 PM, Michael Yanovich wrote:
>> If anyone is interested in protesting SOAP/PIPA, I received this e-mail
>> with a nifty javascript that will let you "black out" your website.
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: Biggest. Online. Protest. EVER.
>> Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2012 22:19:36 +0000
>> From: Donny Shaw <info at fightforthefuture.org>
>> Reply-To: <info at fightforthefuture.org>
>> To: Michael <yanovich.1 at osu.edu>
>> Tomorrow, January 18th, 2012, will be the largest internet protest in
>> history. Thousands of sites across the internet, including some of the
>> biggest in the world, will be blacking out and directing people to
>> contact Congress to kill the web censorship bill, SOPA and PIPA. We want
>> to get you involved.
>> Join us on the historic day by blacking out your site. Copy the code
>> below and paste it into the header of your theme to black your site out
>> in protest of SOPA/PIPA. It will activate automatically on Jan. 18th at
>> 8 a.m. ET, directing visitors to contact Congress, and shut off
>> automatically at 8 p.m.
>> <script type="text/javascript">var a=new
>> Date,b=a.getHours()+a.getTimezoneOffset()/60;if(18==a.getDate()&&0==a.getMonth()&&2012==a.getFullYear()&&13<=b&&24>=b)window.location="http://sopastrike.com/strike";</script>
>> (Wordpress users: we have a plug-in just for you ::
>> http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/sopa-strike/ )
>> Your visitors will see the page at the link below and be prompted to
>> contact Congress:
>> http://sopastrike.com/strike
>> In just 7 days, the Senate will vote on forever altering the free and
>> open internet by instituting a new regime of extra-judicial,
>> corporate-led website takedowns. This is a fundamental fight about who
>> has power in society -- the people with the means to communicate freely
>> or the governments and corporations that feel threatened.
>> For the full state of play on the censorship bills, take a look at this
>> infographic we've put together ::
>> http://sopacountdown.com/
>> The clock is ticking, and we're still 35 senators short of the number we
>> need to kill the bill.
>> Thank You!
>> -Donny, Tiffiniy, Holmes, CJ, Phil, Josh, Douglas
>> Fight for the Future is a non-profit organization fighting for people's
>> freedoms in a new digital age
>> ----
>> This email was sent to yanovich.1 at osu.edu.
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Michael Yanovich

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