Wednesday, January 18, 2012

SOPA and PIPA Demonstration in Civic Center Plaza

This Thursday, January 18, 2012, popular websites on the line showed out their protest against the the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA). That includes Wikipedia's English version which recently goes offline with a prior notice to the users around the globe. And guess what, people starts to gather at Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco coming from small local companies based in Silicon Valley for a live demonstration.

SOPA and PIPA Demonstration in Civic Center Plaza

Just like of other top online resources, Google and Facebook are also taking their part by disseminating a few important details coming from their sides. The search engine giant is blacking out their company logo and linked users to the two bills submitted to the House of Representatives and the Senate. And the famous social networking site made a viral statements from the official company owner to inform millions through a several message.

Going back to Civic Center, a Silicon Valley investor Ron Conway, Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle, and Gideon Lett is up to made their public appearances to speak. Check some more soon as we continue to follow the latest news and updates about of what is going on in San Francisco today.


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