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

Michael Yanovich yanovich.1 at osu.edu
Tue Jan 17 21:39:14 EST 2012


Yep and with this one the webmaster could customize it to their liking.

On 01/17/2012 09:37 PM, Matt Meinwald wrote:
> The nice thing about that one is you could download the javascript and host it
> yourself. Personally I'd say go for it, though perhaps the president would like
> to weigh in.
> 
> On 01/17/2012 09:15 PM, Michael Yanovich wrote:
>> I also found this:
>>
>> <script type="text/javascript"
>> src="https://js.sopablackout.org/sopablackout.js"></script>
>>
>> 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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