Saturday, January 21, 2012

The week the web changed Washington - O'Reilly Radar

SOPA = Stop Online Productivity Altogether. Chalk one - and a big one - up for Electronic Civil Disobedience and the League of Digital Ankle Biters. Does this qualify as Occupying the Internet?

"Think about that for just a second: A well-organized, well-funded, well-connected, well-experienced lobbying effort on Capitol Hill was outflanked by an ad-hoc group of rank amateurs, most of whom were operating independent of one another and on their spare time. Regardless where you stand on the issue — and effective copyright protection is an important issue — this is very good news for the future of civic engagement."

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