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

LK iverstyle at gmail.com
Wed Jan 18 01:43:08 EST 2012


Or press "ESC" once you think the page is fully loaded, right before the jump.

On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 1:23 AM, Michael Yanovich <yanovich.1 at osu.edu> wrote:
> The only downside to using only javascript would be for those few people
> who disable javascript. They won't see the advert. For example, you can
> avoid Wikipedia's blackout by simply disabling javascript.
>
> On 01/17/2012 11:15 PM, Paul Schwendenman wrote:
>> 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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