Posts Tagged ‘sopa’
From the American Censorship organization, here’s an infographic with a bit of information on how it works. With only a simple allegation, the site’s DNS records will be rerouted. This means that through an allegation to US authorities, website hostnames will be shut down for the entire world. Currently under review in multiple forms in […]
Another entry in the PIPA/SOPA protests comes from what is probably the biggest Internet company around, Google. They’ve blacked out the logo on their main page, and they’re showing off this interesting PDF infographic of the many people in opposition of this legislation. End Piracy, Not Liberty – Google.
Continuing our SOPA/PIPA education, social media sites aren’t the only ones hurt by the new legislation. Businesses as a whole can be hurt due to the ease of implementation: You don’t even need evidence to have a site shut down, simply an allegation. If we accept this law, hundreds of thousands of lawyers will suddenly […]
Today is the SOPA Blackout day, making waves across the internet by shutting down (or at least simulating shutdowns) of popular sites like reddit, WikiPedia, and others. We at VizWorld also Oppose SOPA and PIPA (as evidenced by the “censorship” we are undergoing today as well thanks to CloudFlare), and in our own way want […]
A bit of a public service announcement here folks, but for the next day or two VizWorld will be joining the ranks of those opposed to the US censorship bills SOPA & PIPA thanks to CloudFlare’s new app. For the next day or two, newcomers to the site will see the “censored” Version of VizWorld. […]