August 17, 2019

XKCD Web Comic #106: SOPA (described)

A webcomic of romance,
sarcasm, math, and language.

 

Scene: Blacked-out box, with white text.

Text: [don't censor the web.]

Caption: I make my living drawing xkcd, which wouldn’t have been possible if people hadn’t been able to freely share my comics with each other all over the internet.

As a copyright holder and small business owner, I oppose SOPA and PIPA. [signed Randall Munroe (with a stick figure standing on the tail of the "e.")]

See the links below to learn more.

Hover text: In protest of SOPA, I’m currently getting totally blacked out.

 

Learn more:
EFF: One-page guide to SOPA
reddit: A technical overview of the SOPA and PIPA bills
DYN: How these bills would break DNS
EFF: Free speech on the web

Act:
Contact information for US elected officials

 

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