January 18th is going to be amazing. Sites are striking in all different ways, but they are united by this: do the biggest thing you possibly can, and drive contacts to Congress. Put this on your site or automate it by putting this JS into your header, which will start the blackout at 8AM EST and end at 8PM EST.
WCMA is proud to Join that Strike!
Websites: How to Strike
- Other people have made tools to strike. Some other ways to strike:
- Don’t be silent that day. Tweet all day from your official company account (#SOPASTRIKE) and share news on sites like reddit. You will get much love in return from your users, and the bigger the action you do, the more love you will be feeling – You can follow us on twitter for news as the strike gets closer. If you are really feeling shy, you can blackout your site logo / add STOP SOPA messages wherever you can.
Everyone: Prepare to Strike
- If you have a Twitter account, tweet about the #SOPASTRIKE and ask your followers to get ready. You can follow us on twitter for news as the strike gets closer. Go to Blackout SOPA to add ‘STOP SOPA’ to your Twitter image.
- Post this SOPA Strike page to your Facebook account by clicking here.
- Get ready for January 18th! Email and tweet at your friends, tell them to tell everyone about the strike. When the day comes, call Congress, tweet like crazy (#SOPASTRIKE), and help the strike appear everywhere!
- Wikipedia, many other websites, will blackout tomorrow in protest of SOPA and PIPA (dailykos.com)
- Wikipedia blackout over SOPA and PIPA online piracy bills (dailymail.co.uk)
- Internet Set for Wednesday Shutdown (inc.com)
- SOPA/PIPA Blackout is not “foolish” (eoghann.com)
- Why hasn’t Facebook joined the SOPA / PIPA blackout? [OPINION] (100gf.wordpress.com)
- Join webwide SOPA, PIPA protests (piedtype.com)
- SOPA/PIPA talk: Wikipedia blackout, Twitter CEO, Rupert Murdoch, more (blogs.siliconvalley.com)
- SOPA 101 – Should you Strike too? (desperatelyseekingwp.com)
- Twitter will not join Jan. 18 SOPA/PIPA blackout – good! (digitaltrends.com)
- SOPA / PIPA Blackout (secondmode.wordpress.com)
- These Websites Are Going Dark to Protest SOPA Wednesday (mashable.com)
- Show your opposition to SOPA/PIPA by participating in Internet Blackout on Wednesday (redferret.net)
- Wikipedia Blackout: Websites Wikipedia, Reddit, Others Go Dark Wednesday to Protest SOPA, PIPA (gunnyg.wordpress.com)