Today, lots of websites are in a self-imposed "blackout" to show what SOPA might do to the Internet if it passes. And on Twitter, tweeps have invented their own SOPA early-warning system. Check it out:
- NPR Social Media Senior Strategist Andy Carvin set things off:
- And thus a meme was born.
- — West Wing Report (@WestWingReport)Wed, Jan 18 2012 00:40:22Finally an answer. Jimmy Hoffa, the ex-Teamsters boss, is buried █████ - after he was killed by ████ and ████████ #sopajokes
- The MPAA's taking to Twitter too, natch. Here are industry attempts to shame SOPA opponents:
- — MPAA (@MPAA)Tue, Jan 17 2012 11:22:45Twitter shutting down for SOPA? Thats just foolish, CEO says http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-57360068-17/twitter-shutting-down-for-sopa-thats-just-foolish-ceo-says/ … via @CNET #sopa
- But the internet gets the last laugh:
- — Andrea Woo (@AndreaWoo)Wed, Jan 18 2012 12:16:24
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