State of Sunshine will observe the SOPA Blackout

Okay… so admittedly my going dark tomorrow will not have a grand effect. While I appreciate ALL of my readers, I don’t have enough to render an impact on my own. However, it’s the principle.

Many sites are going dark tomorrow – Reddit, I Can Haz Cheezburger, BoingBoing.net, and the biggest of all: Wikipedia. Google will not be going dark, but is adding it’s own protest link on it’s home page, releasing a statement:

Like many businesses, entrepreneurs and Web users, we oppose these bills because there are smart, targeted ways to shut down foreign rogue websites without asking American companies to censor the Internet. So tomorrow we will be joining many other tech companies to highlight this issue on our U.S. home page.

Here is a video explaining why SOPA/PIPA is a bad thing for us:

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