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

Paul Schwendenman schwendenman.6 at osu.edu
Tue Jan 17 23:15:50 EST 2012


I think we could easily remove everything but the continue and the protest sopa.

see:

sarcasm.ath.cx

and the file is hosted

http://sarcasm.ath.cx/sopablackout.js

Paul

On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 10:56 PM, Paul Schwendenman
<paul at opensource.osu.edu> wrote:
> I think that we could easily remove everything but the click to
> continue and protest sopa.
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 9:39 PM, Michael Yanovich <yanovich.1 at osu.edu> wrote:
>> 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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