Source: Rep. Lamar Smith [via TechDirt]
quote: But i'm not american. I can't do a damn thing about SOPA, the NDAA, PROTECT IP, or the vast corruption amongst US senators.
quote: So Jason,If Dailytech is so passionate about sopa, and it appears to be, why is it they did not participate in the black out? I help run a local car club forum and we even blacked that out, surely DT is large enough?Why not black it out with nothing other than the links provided in this article as well as other information to help motivate people to action?
quote: Second , I posted a clear blackout/protest image on the frontpage -- that's about as much as Google is doing on its own homepage.
quote: Where? I just refreshed and noticed no changes, dt looks liek business as usual to me?
quote: I do agree that news and education is important, and I understand that dailytech has to protect a bottom line here- but I suppose I see no forms of protest and action other than an angry slant on articles. I appreciate the names and links provided here, but shock factor of the public is what also keeps dailytech's doors open should pipa be passed in the next few days. Think of it like protecting your future.
quote: You can make a very obvious statement while not restricting. You might not be the executive holder, have a voice and direct connection if they did not read this directly themselves. Many other alternatives could have taken place (and still can) even if you css changed all aticle fonts to strikeout other than sopa ones, or hid all articles un related to sopa etc.
quote: It is certainly a direct threat to DT's business. I believe Brandon is as well.