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Internet Blackout… Imagine if it were Permanent! That’s the Threat We Face.

The basic functions of the internet are under threat with proposed “SOPA/PIPA” legislation, which will change all our lives if it passes.  Wikipedia and other sites are blacked out today in protest–if you run into any of these blackout sites in the course of your day’s use of the internet, imagine what it would be like if they weren’t coming back tomorrow…  Emmie Mears explains–please take a minute to read her post and find out how this affects all of us, and what you can do!

screenshot of Wikipedia today


I am... a writer, an explorer, a coffee-drinker, a recovering addict, a barefoot linguist, a book-dragon ("bookworm" doesn't cover it), a raconteur, a sailboat skipper, a research diver, a tattooed scholar, a pirate, a poet, a spiritual adventurer, a photographer, a few kinds-of-crazy, a joyful wife, a mom... a list-maker! :)

5 thoughts on “Internet Blackout… Imagine if it were Permanent! That’s the Threat We Face.

  1. So encouragine about literally millions protesting to their congressional representatives and senators within a 24 hour period. Now, if we can just speak out in at least equal numbers as clearly on issues of justice of all types! We need to stop being such wusses!


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