Web sites going down Wednesday 8am – 8pm

I heard WordPress is going down from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm today, as part of a protest about a bill in Congress that is purportedly about protecting intellectual property on the web, but could and will be used to monitor the Internet in a way that will infringe on our First Amendment rights. It’s 4:41 am and I went to the WordPress home page to see if they mentioned it. Took the attached screen shot. It certainly looks like they’re going to participate.

Thanks to GA for the heads up.


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4 responses to “Web sites going down Wednesday 8am – 8pm

  1. Pistol Pete

    8AM my time;website still up.I’ll check after my nap.


  2. chrissythehyphenated

    Noon … it looks like the protest is more about wearing the black badge than actually going “black” (off line).


  3. Had to log back into WP this morning and got that page, but was still allowed to log in and enjoy my WP friends 😀